invisible

7 ENTRIES FOUND:

in·vis·i·ble

adjective \(ˌ)in-ˈvi-zə-bəl\

: 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

Full Definition of INVISIBLE

1
a :  incapable by nature of being seen
b :  inaccessible to view :  hidden
3
a :  not appearing in published financial statements
b :  not reflected in statistics
in·vis·i·bil·i·ty \-ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
invisible noun
in·vis·i·ble·ness \-ˈvi-zə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·vis·i·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INVISIBLE

  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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: invisible church
Previous Word in the Dictionary: inviscid
All Words Near: invisible

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up invisible? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More