What does invisibility mean?

Definitions for invisibility

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. invisibility, invisibleness(noun)

    the quality of not being perceivable by the eye


  1. invisibility(Noun)

    The state of being invisible.

  2. invisibility(Noun)

    That which is invisible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Invisibility(noun)

    the state or quality of being invisible; also, that which is invisible

  2. Origin: [L. invisibilitas: cf. F. invisibilit.]


  1. Invisibility

    Invisibility is the state of an object that cannot be seen. An object in this state is said to be invisible. The term is often used in fantasy/science fiction, where objects are literally made unseeable by magical or technological means; however, its effects can also be seen in the real world, particularly in physics and perceptual psychology. Since objects can be seen by light in the visible spectrum from a source reflecting off their surfaces and hitting the viewer's eye, the most natural form of invisibility is an object that neither reflects nor absorbs light. This is known as transparency, and is seen in many naturally occurring materials. Visibility also depends on the eyes of the observer and/or the instruments used. Thus an object can be classified as "invisible to" a person, animal, instrument, etc. In the research of sensorial perception invisibility has been shown to happen in cycles. Invisibility is often considered the supreme form of camouflage, as it doesn't show any kind of vital, visual, nor any of the frequencies of the electromagnetic spectrum such as radio, infrared, ultraviolet, etc.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of invisibility in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of invisibility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Keyana Tahmaseb:

    I wanted to play with this idea of invisibility and blending in.

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

    When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.

  3. Daniel Anderson:

    What we developed is basically a new material that acts like an invisibility cloak. It coats the cells but allows them to function and live but protects them from the immune system.

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