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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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Salam said there are five planets visible to the naked eye without a telescope -- Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
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Similarly With the naked eye examination 10 of 50 and with the DOM examination 19 of 50 MB-2 canal orifices were detected in maxillary second molar (Table 2).
Look with the naked eye or binoculars; it should be visible until the end of March.
Experts from the Bulgarian observatory Stellar Society - IAU A79 have told local media that it will be seen with the naked eye just before sunrise in the country on November 29, 2013.
I knew Jupiter's exact position relative to the Moon thanks to some convenient nearby cloud, but although the conditions were favourable with a good blue sky I could see no trace of the planet with the naked eye.
The company behind a so-called 'invisibility cloak', intended for military vehicles in war-zones, has admitted it is not 100 per cent invisible to the naked eye.
But not using lightmeters and only using the naked eye is strange in this era.
A fuzzy star to the naked eye, it was noted in 140 CE by Ptolemy.
Howdy neighbor A person on Gliese 581g could see Earth's sun with the naked eye. But red dwarfs don't burn as brightly, so Earthlings must use a telescope to see Gliese 581.
The .308 bullet hole at 100 yards does not appear to be .308" with the naked eye, but instead appears to be much less and can't be seen by most people with the naked eye.