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01. Many car drivers in Sweden turn on their headlights during the day in order to be more [visible] to other drivers.
02. Discrimination against [visible] minorities exists in every culture.
03. [Visibility] was poor during the snowstorm, so traffic was proceeding very slowly.
04. The ocean is just barely [visible] from our house.
05. The child was making a [visible] effort to keep from crying after being knocked down by a bully.
06. I wear a bright green windbreaker while bicycling because it makes me highly [visible] to car drivers.
07. Most of the planets in our solar system are [visible] to the unaided eye.
08. Jason was [visibly] upset when he found out that he had not been accepted into the university.
09. It has been suggested that [visible] goodwill is the strongest negotiation strategy.
10. There is an Ethiopian proverb which notes that an unhappy look is [visible], but not an unhappy heart.
11. The Andromeda galaxy, which is about 12 billion billion miles away, is the most distant object [visible] to the naked eye.
12. The average meteor, though brilliantly [visible] in the night-time sky, is no larger than a grain of sand.
13. When we look at the farthest [visible] star, we are looking 4 billion years into the past.
14. Studies conducted by the University of California and Mercedes-Benz found bright yellow and bright blue are the safest and most [visible] colors for cars.
15. [Visible] for miles, the original Hollywood sign read "Hollywoodland," and was lit up by 4,000 lights.
16. Someone once joked, "How do you tell when you're out of [invisible] ink?"
17. Before backing up your car, it is a good idea to give a warning tap on your horn if [visibility] is limited.
18. Difficult weather conditions can be hazardous for drivers because [visibility] is often reduced.
19. Someone once suggested that the love and forgiveness in your heart are more [visible] to others than any of us can possibly imagine.
20. The law in this country states that bicycle headlights must be [visible] from up to 150 yards.
21. In the Bahamas, the sand of the beaches is fine and white, and is [visible] beneath the shallow crystal clear waters for several meters out to sea.
22. The Nazca lines in the desert of Peru form patterns that are only properly [visible] from the air.
23. Jean Cocteau once remarked, "I love cats because I love my home, and little by little they become its [visible] soul."
24. Bilbo's magic ring made him [invisible], so he was able to steal the dragon's treasure without being seen.
25. With its white fur, the polar bear was almost [invisible] against the snow.
26. With its ability to change color to blend in with its background, the chameleon is able to achieve a state nearing [invisibility].
27. Only the lower part of our Earth's atmosphere is [visible], in the form of the clouds we see floating in our sky.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • visible — [ vizibl ] adj. • v. 1190; lat. visibilis, de videre « voir » 1 ♦ Qui peut être vu, qui est actuellement perceptible par la vue. Objets visibles. Une peinture « encore parfaitement visible et distincte » (Hugo). « Certains jours où la ligne d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • visible — Visible. adj. verb. de tout genre. Qui peut estre veu, qui est l objet de la veuë. Il n y a rien de visible que les couleurs & la lumiere. les objets, les choses visibles. les Sacrements sont des signes visibles d une chose invisible. Dieu s est… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Visible — Vis i*ble, a. [L. visibilis, fr. videre, visum, to see: cf. F. visible. See {Vision}.] 1. Perceivable by the eye; capable of being seen; perceptible; in view; as, a visible star; the least spot is visible on white paper. [1913 Webster] Maker of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visible — I (in full view) adjective clear, distinct, in focus, in full view, in plain sight, in sight, in view, manifest, perceptible, plain, seeable, showing, viewable, well defined II (noticeable) adjective apparent, conspicuous, detectable, discernible …   Law dictionary

  • visible — [viz′ə bəl] adj. [OFr < L visibilis < visus: see VISION] 1. that can be seen; perceptible by the eye 2. that can be perceived or observed; apparent [no visible improvement] 3. on hand or available [visible resources] 4. so constructed as to …   English World dictionary

  • visible — (adj.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. visible (12c.), from L. visibilis that may be seen, from visus, pp. of videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). An Old English word for this was eagsyne …   Etymology dictionary

  • visible — visible, visual Visible means ‘able to be seen’, whereas visual is a classifying adjective denoting anything to do with sight or vision. The visual arts are those forms of art that are appreciated by the eye, and a visual display unit (VDU) is a… …   Modern English usage

  • visible — (Del lat. visibĭlis). 1. adj. Que se puede ver. 2. Tan cierto y evidente que no admite duda. 3. Dicho de una persona: Notable y que llama la atención por alguna singularidad. ☛ V. espectro visible …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • visible — Relativo a objetos que son perceptibles para el ojo. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • visible — [adj] apparent, seeable arresting, big as life*, bold, clear, conspicuous, detectable, discernible, discoverable, distinguishable, evident, inescapable, in sight, in view, macroscopic, manifest, marked, not hidden, noticeable, observable,… …   New thesaurus

  • visible — Visible, Visibilis, Plin. Cadens sub aspectum. Cic …   Thresor de la langue françoyse


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