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
Parasites, viruses and bacteria from feces can make their way into the watershed and lurk, invisible, until hikers slurp them up.
Many a climber has been fooled by Chugach crud, reaching out with hand or foot only to feel the rock disintegrate along an invisible fault line.
The scent connects viewers to the ants, a kind of invisible force that pulls everyone onto the same playing field.
Lonzo going with the very chic invisible shoes look.
That was written in invisible sarcasm font, by the way.
Finally, the algorithm analyzed animations in which 10 balls bounced around, some connected by invisible springs or rods.
The Weeknd is invisible to the world in the latest video from his Starboy album.
That traffic never gets passed up to the operating system's own IP stack and, as such, is invisible to the operating system's own firewall or other network monitoring software.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
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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