invisible

[in-viz-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not visible; not perceptible by the eye: invisible fluid.
2.
withdrawn from or out of sight; hidden: an invisible seam.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.
noun
6.
an invisible thing or being.
7.
the invisible, the unseen or spiritual world.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Latin invīsibilis. See in-3, visible

invisibility, invisibleness, noun
invisibly, adverb
quasi-invisible, adjective
quasi-invisibly, adverb


2. veiled, obscure.
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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 of or relating to services rather than goods in relation to the invisible balance: invisible earnings
 
n
6.  economics an invisible item of trade; service
 
invisi'bility
 
n
 
in'visibleness
 
n
 
in'visibly
 
adv

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invisible
1340, from O.Fr. invisible (13c.), from L. invisibilis "unseen, invisible," from in- "not" + visibilis (see visible).
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Example sentences
No doubt invisibility made it possible to get them, but it made it impossible
  to enjoy them when they are got.
What strikes me in both the article and the comments, some of them anyway, is
  the invisibility of the students.
The concept is a twist on a spherical cloak of invisibility proposed last year.
And, in their own way, schistosomes have achieved invisibility.
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