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naked

(Lacking embellishment), adjective bare, basal, basic, devoid of consideration, elementary, fundamental, laid bare, mere, plain, sheer, simple, stark, straight, unadorned, unadulterated, uncomplicated, undecorated, unembellished, unexaggerated, unmasked, unvarnished, unveiled
Associated concepts: naked promise

naked

(Perceptible), adjective apparent, brought to light, clear, cognizable, conspicuous, discernible, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, easy to see, evident, explicit, exposed, express, in plain view, made public, not obscure, noticeable, observable, obvious, open, ostensible, overt, patent, perceivable, plain, prominent, revealed, unconcealed, unmistakable, visible
See also: manifest, perceivable, perceptible

NAKED. This word is used in a metaphorical sense to denote that a thing is not complete, and for want of some quality it is either without power, or it possesses a limited power. A naked contract, is one made without consideration, and, for that reason, it is void; a naked authority, is one given without any right in the agent, and wholly for the benefit of the principal. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1302. See Nudum Pactum.

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Space programmes have now proved the Great Wall can be seen with the naked eye from a maximum orbit of 180 miles above Earth.
The specimen that shows the most damage to the naked eye (#1A) has a fitted temperature profile curve that indicates a large amount of damage, as the peak time is significantly delayed and the peak temperature difference is over 63 % less than for the undamaged specimen in the set.
I am happy to be corrected, but I am not sure anyone has observed Barnards Loop with the naked eye from the UK.
Visible to the naked eye, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are two of the Milky Way's closest companion galaxies.
These white lines are the tiny patterns found on the surface of a plant petal, invisible to the naked eye.
The Bell Strip can be manufactured to match the exterior of any building --making it almost completely unnoticeable to the naked eye.
Africanized bees, which have been migrating from South America since the 1950s after the hybrids were bred, look just like European honeybees to the naked eye, experts said.
Here she uncovered a fascinating landscape of gritty minutiae that serves as proxy for the body but is invisible to the naked eye.
The human body is made of 10,000 trillion cells, most of which are too small to see with the naked eye.
For instance, a thermal imaging camera would allow rescuers to scan an area and locate victims stranded by harsh snow storms or blizzards, like those faced by Colorado residents this winter - a feat that is highly difficult to accomplish with the naked eye alone.
There was a half-Moon that night, but two or three days earlier a perceptive observer may have found it possible to see Vesta with the naked eye.
They are more attractive to the naked eye," the Mirror quoted her as saying.