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invisible

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adjective in·vis·i·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈvi-zə-bəl\

Simple Definition of invisible

  • : impossible to see : not visible

  • finance —used to describe money from foreign countries that is received from providing services (such as banking and tourism) rather than from selling products

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of invisible

  1. 1 a :  incapable by nature of being seen b :  inaccessible to view :  hidden

  2. 2 :  imperceptible, inconspicuous

  3. 3 a :  not appearing in published financial statements b :  not reflected in statistics

invisibility play \-ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
invisible noun
invisibleness play \-ˈvi-zə-bəl-nəs\ noun
invisibly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of invisible in a sentence

  1. a thriller about an invisible man

  2. With the telescope we can see details of the planet's surface that are ordinarily invisible.

  3. She feels as if her success is being blocked by an invisible barrier.

  4. Homelessness is no longer an invisible problem for this city.



Origin of invisible

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin invisibilis, from in- + visibilis visible


First Known Use: 14th century



INVISIBLE Defined for Kids

invisible

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adjective in·vis·i·ble \in-ˈvi-zə-bəl\

Definition of invisible for Students

  1. :  impossible to see <Sound waves are invisible.>

invisibly \-blē\ adverb




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