Invisibility
Invisibility In*vis`i*bil"i*ty, n.; pl. {Invisibilities}. [L. invisibilitas: cf. F. invisibilit['e].] The state or quality of being invisible; also, that which is invisible. ``Atoms and invisibilities.'' --Landor. [1913 Webster]

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  • invisibility — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of visibility Nouns invisibility; nonappearance, imperceptibility, indistinctness; mystery, delitescence (see concealment). See latency, transparency. Verbs lurk, escape notice, blush unseen;… …   English dictionary for students

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  • invisibility — invisible ► ADJECTIVE 1) unable to be seen, either by nature or because concealed. 2) treated as if unable to be seen; ignored. 3) relating to or denoting earnings which a country makes from the sale of services rather than tangible commodities.… …   English terms dictionary

  • invisibility — noun see invisible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • invisibility — See invisible. * * * …   Universalium

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