Definition of invisible
invisibilityplay \(ˌ)in-ˌvi-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
invisiblenessplay \(ˌ)in-ˈvi-zə-bəl-nəs\ noun
invisiblyplay \(ˌ)in-ˈvi-zə-blē\ adverb
Examples of invisible in a Sentence
a thriller about an invisible man
With the telescope we can see details of the planet's surface that are ordinarily invisible.
She feels as if her success is being blocked by an invisible barrier.
Homelessness is no longer an invisible problem for this city.
Recent Examples of invisible from the Web
A port test service like PortTest scans your firewall to make sure your computer is invisible.
Two black holes, which likely were originally far apart, eventually merged into a giant one — 49 times the size of the sun — sending an invisible wave rippling out.
With the third find announced Thursday, scientists are finally moving LIGO's work from the examination of singular curiosities to demographic studies of the sky's invisible denizens.
The void is rocking and rolling with invisible cataclysms.
Unsuspecting children are surrounded by the drug’s fallout, invisible particles of peril that seep into carpets and bedspreads, and stick to walls, kitchen tables and TV remote controls.
Our interface is essentially invisible and transparent.
Up front, Gio dos Santos, invisible for long stretches of the Vancouver game, is likely to start again, but whether he’ll be reunited with forward Gyasi Zardes could be a game-time decision.
The invisible, chemical-laden specks are less than one-thousandth the width of a human hair —
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Origin and Etymology of invisible
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin invisibilis, from in- + visibilis visible
First Known Use: 14th century
INVISIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of invisible for English Language Learners
: 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
INVISIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of invisible for Students
: impossible to see Sound waves are invisible.
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