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in·vis·i·ble

 (ĭn-vĭz′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to see; not visible: Air is invisible.
2. Not accessible to view; hidden: mountain peaks invisible in the fog.
3. Not easily noticed or detected; inconspicuous: "The poor are politically invisible" (Michael Harrington).
4. Not published in financial statements: an invisible asset.
n.
One that is invisible.

in·vis′i·bil′i·ty, in·vis′i·ble·ness n.
in·vis′i·bly adv.

invisible

(ɪnˈvɪzəbəl)
adj
1. not visible; not able to be perceived by the eye: invisible rays.
2. concealed from sight; hidden
3. not easily seen or noticed: invisible mending.
4. kept hidden from public view; secret; clandestine
5. (Economics) economics of or relating to services rather than goods in relation to the invisible balance: invisible earnings.
n
(Economics) economics an invisible item of trade; service
inˌvisiˈbility, inˈvisibleness n
inˈvisibly adv

in•vis•i•ble

(ɪnˈvɪz ə bəl)

adj.
1. not visible; not perceptible by the eye.
2. out of sight; hidden: an invisible seam.
3. not perceptible or discernible by the mind: invisible differences.
4. not ordinarily found in financial statements or reflected in statistics or a listing: Goodwill is an invisible asset to a business.
5. concealed from public knowledge.
n.
6. an invisible thing or being.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
in•vis`i•bil′i•ty, in•vis′i•ble•ness, n.
in•vis′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invisible - impossible or nearly impossible to seeinvisible - impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye; "the invisible man"; "invisible rays"; "an invisible hinge"; "invisible mending"
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
imperceptible, unperceivable - impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch"
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
2.invisible - not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man"

invisible

adjective
1. unseen, imperceptible, indiscernible, unseeable, unperceivable The lines were so fine as to be nearly invisible.
unseen seen, obvious, visible, distinct, discernible, perceptible
2. hidden, concealed, obscured, secret, disguised, inconspicuous, unobserved, unnoticeable, inappreciable The problems of the poor are largely invisible.

invisible

adjective
Translations
خَفِيٌّلا يُرى، غَيْر منْظور
невидим
neviditelný
usynlig
nevidebla
näkymätön
nevidljiv
láthatatlan
ósÿnilegur
目に見えない
보이지 않는
nematomainematomasnematomumas
neredzams
onzichtbaaronzichtbare
neviditeľný
neviden
osynlig
มองไม่เห็น
görülmezgörünmez
vô hình

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzəbl]
A. ADJ (gen) (Comm) → invisible
B. invisibles NPL (Comm) → ingresos mpl invisibles
C. CPD invisible assets NPLactivo msing invisible
invisible earnings NPLingresos mpl invisibles
invisible exports NPLexportaciones fpl invisibles
invisible imports NPLimportaciones fpl invisibles
invisible ink Ntinta f simpática
invisible mending Nzurcido m invisible

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzɪbəl] adj
(= impossible to see) → invisible
invisible to the naked eye → invisible à l'œil nu
microscopic hairs, invisible to the naked eye → des poils microscopiques, invisibles à l'œil nu
(= ignored) [problem] → escamoté(e)
The problems of the poor are largely invisible → Les problèmes des pauvres sont le plus souvent escamotés.
to feel invisible → se sentir transparent
[export, surplus] → invisibleinvisible assets npl (British)actif m incorporelinvisible earnings nplrevenus mpl invisiblesinvisible ink nencre f sympathiqueinvisible mending nstoppage m

invisible

adjunsichtbar; to feel invisiblesich (dat)unsichtbar vorkommen; invisible threadNylonfaden m; invisible to the naked eyemit dem bloßen Auge nicht erkennbar
n invisibles (Comm) → unsichtbarer Handel

invisible

:
invisible earnings
pl (Econ) → unsichtbare Einkünfte pl
invisible exports
pl (Econ) → unsichtbare Exporte pl
invisible ink
nGeheimtinte f
invisible mending
nKunststopfen nt

invisible

[ɪnˈvɪzəbl] adjinvisibile

invisible

(inˈvizəbl) adjective
not able to be seen. Only in stories can people make themselves invisible.
inˈvisibly adverb
inˌvisiˈbility noun

invisible

خَفِيٌّ neviditelný usynlig unsichtbar αόρατος invisible näkymätön invisible nevidljiv invisibile 目に見えない 보이지 않는 onzichtbaar usynlig niewidzialny invisível невидимый osynlig มองไม่เห็น görünmez vô hình 无形的

invisible

a. invisible, que no puede verse a simple vista.

invisible

adj invisible
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Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.
By making our country invisible to all eyes but our own," replied the Sorceress, smiling.
We know this well, we who have passed into the Realm of Terror, who skulk in eternal dusk among the scenes of our former lives, invisible even to ourselves and one another, yet hiding forlorn in lonely places; yearning for speech with our loved ones, yet dumb, and as fearful of them as they of us.