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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Invisible  \In*vis"i*ble\,  a.  [F.  invisible,  L.  invisibilis  See 
  {In-}  not  and  {Visible}.] 
  Incapable  of  being  seen;  not  perceptible  by  vision;  not 
  visible. 
 
  To  us  invisible,  or  dimly  seen  In  these  thy  lowest 
  works  --Milton. 
 
  {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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Invisible  \In*vis"i*ble\,  n. 
  1.  An  invisible  person  or  thing  specifically,  God,  the 
  Supreme  Being 
 
  2.  A  Rosicrucian;  --  so  called  because  avoiding  declaration 
  of  his  craft.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  (Eccl.  Hist.)  One  of  those  (as  in  the  16th  century)  who 
  denied  the  visibility  of  the  church.  --Shipley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  invisible 
  adj  1:  impossible  or  nearly  impossible  to  see  imperceptible  by  the 
  eye;  "the  invisible  man";  "invisible  rays";  "an 
  invisible  hinge";  "invisible  mending"  [syn:  {unseeable}] 
  [ant:  {visible}] 
  2:  not  prominent  or  readily  noticeable;  "he  pushed  the  string 
  through  an  inconspicuous  hole";  "the  invisible  man"  [syn: 
  {inconspicuous}]  [ant:  {conspicuous}] 




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