the naked eye

the naked eye
the human eye alone, without special equipment such as a telescope; if you can see something with the naked eye, you can see it without using a telescope, microscope etc

The eggs are so small they cannot be seen with the naked eye.

visible/invisible to the naked eye:

the millions of stars that are invisible to the naked eye


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • the naked eye — ► the naked eye vision unassisted by a telescope, microscope, or other optical instrument. Main Entry: ↑naked …   English terms dictionary

  • the naked eye — without binoculars or field glasses    We can see Mars with the naked eye. We don t need a telescope …   English idioms

  • the naked eye — unassisted vision, without a telescope, microscope, or other device. → naked …   English new terms dictionary

  • visible to the naked eye — phrase able to be seen without using special instruments, despite being very small or far away At night, the planet is clearly visible to the naked eye. Thesaurus: clear to the sensessynonym senses and using the senseshyponym Main entry: visible …   Useful english dictionary

  • invisible to the naked eye — phrase too small to be seen without using something such as a microscope organisms that are completely invisible to the naked eye Thesaurus: small in sizesynonym Main entry: invisible …   Useful english dictionary

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  • visible to the naked eye — able to be seen without using special instruments, despite being very small or far away At night, the planet is clearly visible to the naked eye …   English dictionary

  • invisible to the naked eye — too small to be seen without using something such as a microscope organisms that are completely invisible to the naked eye …   English dictionary

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