invisible ink


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

Examples of invisible ink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web America’s first spies spent the Revolutionary War using ciphers, clandestine courier networks, and invisible ink to correspond with each other and their foreign allies. William J. Burns, Foreign Affairs, 30 Jan. 2024 President Obama wrongly drew a red line with invisible ink. Laurence Needleman, WSJ, 21 Nov. 2023

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“Invisible ink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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