Myadestes sibilons
Invisible In*vis"i*ble, a. [F. invisible, L. invisibilis. See {In-} not, and {Visible}.] 1. Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible. Specifically: (a) Not visible due to an inherent property, such as lack of color; as, the invisible air; invisible ink; (b) hidden from view; out of sight; (c) Not perceptible due to lack of light; (d) Too small or too distant to be perceived; as, people on the ground invisible at cruising altitude. [1913 Webster +PJC]

To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Hidden from the public; as, invisible transactions. [PJC]

3. imperceptible to the mind; as, differences invisible to most observers. [PJC]

{Invisible bird} (Zo["o]l.), a small, shy singing bird ({Myadestes sibilons}), of St. Vincent Islands.

{Invisible green}, a very dark shade of green, approaching to black, and liable to be mistaken for it. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Invisible — In*vis i*ble, a. [F. invisible, L. invisibilis. See {In } not, and {Visible}.] 1. Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible. Specifically: (a) Not visible due to an inherent property, such as lack of color; as, the invisible …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Invisible bird — Invisible In*vis i*ble, a. [F. invisible, L. invisibilis. See {In } not, and {Visible}.] 1. Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible. Specifically: (a) Not visible due to an inherent property, such as lack of color; as, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Invisible green — Invisible In*vis i*ble, a. [F. invisible, L. invisibilis. See {In } not, and {Visible}.] 1. Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible. Specifically: (a) Not visible due to an inherent property, such as lack of color; as, the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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