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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.
One that is invisible.

in·vis′i·bil′i·ty, in·vis′i·ble·ness n.
in·vis′i·bly adv.
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Noun1.invisibleness - the quality of not being perceivable by the eye
inconspicuousness - the quality of being not easily seen
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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The invisibleness of the protagonist remains an enigma throughout, and his wanderings through the unnamed location can be construed as a search for meaning, primarily for "the secret of visibility," while the transformations of the physical landscape, impregnated with "myth," reflect the series of inner transformations he undergoes (Okri 1995, 159).
Their multiple watermarking approach increase the watermarking capacity and tamperproof performance and also increases the security, robustness and invisibleness.
For others, special circumstances such as homelessness, domestic violence, teen pregnancies, mental illnesses, incarcerated or chemically dependent parents, or being a juvenile offender, have contributed to their invisibleness in public school settings (see Book, 1998, 2003; Tikkanen, 2005).