invisible

  • 1 invisible — [ ɛ̃vizibl ] adj. et n. m. • 1256; bas lat. invisibilis 1 ♦ Qui n est pas visible, qui échappe à la vue (par nature ou par accident). Dieu, infini et invisible. Je suis certain « qu il existe près de moi un être invisible » (Maupassant). « L… …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 Invisible — puede referirse a: Invisibilidad. Música Bandas Invisible (1973 1977), banda rock argentina; Álbumes Invisible (1974), álbum de la banda Invisible (Argentina); Invisible (1995), álbum de la banda La Ley (Chile); Invisible (2005), álbum de la… …

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  • 4 invisible — Invisible. adj. de tout genre. Qui est de telle nature qu il ne peut estre veu. Les Anges, les esprits, les ames sont invisibles. Dieu est le Createur des choses visibles & invisibles. il a receu un secours invisible. cet homme se vante d avoir… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 invisible — Ⅰ. invisible UK US /ɪnˈvɪzəbl/ adjective ECONOMICS ► used to describe trade in services such as banking and insurance, that can be sold in foreign countries or to buyers from foreign countries: »The new invisible export figures are just out. »An… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6 invisible — (adj.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. invisible (13c.), from L. invisibilis unseen, invisible, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + visibilis (see VISIBLE (Cf. visible)). As a noun, things invisible, from 1640s. Invisible Man is from H.G. Wells s novel… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 invisible — [in viz′ə bəl] adj. [OFr < L invisibilis] 1. not visible; that cannot be seen 2. out of sight; not apparent 3. too small or too faint to be seen; imperceptible 4. kept hidden [invisible assets] n. an invisible thing or being …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Invisible — In*vis i*ble, n. 1. An invisible person or thing; specifically, God, the Supreme Being. [1913 Webster] 2. A Rosicrucian; so called because avoiding declaration of his craft. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Eccl. Hist.) One of those (as in the 16th… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 invisible — (Del lat. invisibĭlis). 1. adj. Que no puede ser visto. 2. Que rehúye ser visto. en un invisible. loc. adv. En un momento. ☛ V. sombras invisibles …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 invisible — I (small) adjective diminutive, imperceptible, inappreciable, inconspicuous, infinitesimal, microbic, microscopic, minuscule II (veiled) adjective cloaked, concealed, covert, enshrouded, evanescent, hidden, impalpable, indiscernible, intangible,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 invisible — is spelt ible, not able. See able, ible …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 invisible — [adj] unable to be seen; hidden concealed, covert, deceptive, disguised, ethereal, gaseous, ghostly, ideal, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable, inappreciable, inconspicuous, indiscernible, infinitesimal, insensible, intangible, masked,… …

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  • 13 invisible — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede ver: La casa está poblada por seres y espíritus invisibles. Antónimo: visible. sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: restringido. Origen …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 14 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

  • 15 invisible — [[t]ɪnvɪ̱zɪb(ə)l[/t]] invisibles 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you describe something as invisible, you mean that it cannot be seen, for example because it is transparent, hidden, or very small. The lines were so finely etched as to be… …

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  • 16 invisible — (in vi zi bl ) adj. 1°   Qui n est pas visible, qui échappe à la vue. •   Ô Éternel, veillez sur elle [la fille de la reine d Angleterre, délaissée en une ville ennemie] ; anges saints, rangez à l entour vos escadrons invisibles, et faites la… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 invisible — in|vis|i|ble [ ın vızəbl ] adjective ** 1. ) something that is invisible cannot be seen: She had a magic cloak that made her invisible. invisible to: The spotted skin of the frog renders it almost invisible to its enemies. a ) invisible to the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 invisible */*/ — UK [ɪnˈvɪzəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) something that is invisible cannot be seen She had a magic cloak that made her invisible. invisible to: The spotted skin of the frog renders it almost invisible to its enemies. 2) [only before noun] economics a …

    English dictionary

  • 19 INVISIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qu on ne peut voir, qui échappe à la vue par sa nature, par sa petitesse, par sa position, ou seulement à cause de la distance. Les anges, les esprits, les âmes sont invisibles. Dieu est le créateur des choses visibles et… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 invisible — in|vis|i|ble [ınˈvızıbəl] adj 1.) something that is invisible cannot be seen ≠ ↑visible ▪ The house was surrounded by trees and invisible from the road. invisible to ▪ The Stealth bomber is meant to be invisible to radar. ▪ Using a telescope,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English