invisible ink

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of invisible ink

: ink that can only be seen when it is specially treated in some way
  • a message written in invisible ink

Word by Word Definitions

invisible play
  1. : incapable by nature of being seen

  2. : inaccessible to view : hidden

  3. : imperceptible, inconspicuous

  1. : an invisible person or thing : someone or something that cannot be seen or perceived

ink play
  1. : a colored usually liquid material for writing and printing

  2. : the black protective secretion of a cephalopod

  3. : publicity

  1. : to put ink on

  2. : sign

  3. : sign


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