secret ink


Definition of secret ink

: a fluid for invisible writing to be made visible afterwards: such as
a : a colorless plant juice that can be made visible by subjecting to heat
b : one of a pair of water solutions of chemicals that are colorless or nearly so and that when combined form a strongly colored compound
c : a water solution of a fluorescent substance that is colorless in visible light but leaves characters on paper that fluoresce when exposed to ultraviolet light

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“Secret ink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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