Invisible bird(Zoöl.), a small, shy singing bird of St. Vincent Islands.Invisible green, a very dark shade of green, approaching to black, and liable to be mistaken for it.

(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.

(In*vis"i*ble*ness), n. The quality or state of being invisible; invisibility.

(In*vis"i*bly), adv. In an invisible manner. Denham.

(In*vi"sion) n. Want of vision or of the power of seeing. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(In`vi*ta"tion) n. [L. invitatio: cf. F. invitation. See Invite.]

1. The act of inviting; solicitation; the requesting of a person's company; as, an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend.

2. A document written or printed, or spoken words, conveying the message by which one is invited.

3. Allurement; enticement. [R.]

She gives the leer of invitation.

(In*vi"ta*to*ry) a. [L. invitatorius: cf. F. invitatoire.] Using or containing invitations.

The "Venite" [Psalm xcv.], which is also called the invitatory psalm.

(In*vi"ta*to*ry) n.; pl. Invitatories [LL. invitatorium: cf. F. invitatoire.] That which invites; specifically, the invitatory psalm, or a part of it used in worship.

(In*vite") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Invited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inviting.] [L. invitare: cf. F. inviter. See Vie.]

1. To ask; to request; to bid; to summon; to ask to do some act, or go to some place; esp., to ask to an entertainment or visit; to request the company of; as, to invite to dinner, or a wedding, or an excursion.

So many guests invite as here are writ.

I invite his Grace of Castle Rackrent to reflect on this.

2. To allure; to draw to; to tempt to come; to induce by pleasure or hope; to attract.

To inveigle and invite the unwary sense.

Shady groves, that easy sleep invite.

There no delusive hope invites despair.

(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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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