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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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Skywatchers use various instruments: the naked eye, binoculars, cameras, a finderscope, a red-dot finder, or several kinds of telescope.
2) The honeybee population has been decreasing in recent years due to the proliferation of parasitic mites, such as the Verroa mite, visible to the naked eye as a pinhead-sized red dot.
Beehive, on the other hand, refers both to the unresolved nebulous glow seen by the naked eye (the hive) and the individual stars resolved through the telescope (the bees).
Before LaVerne bought her own telescope, she learned about astronomy using her naked eye and binoculars.
Should she succeed with binoculars, she tries again with her naked eye.
Laverne Booth - the horse trainer in the club - explains that unlike a solar eclipse, you can watch the lunar phenomenon with the naked eye or with the aid of binoculars.
It's a devil of a time to catch sight of it with the naked eye except when it is near, or at, its maximum elongation from the Sun in the morning or evening sky.
Visible to the naked eye, it resides 7,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Carina.
Still a ``work in progress,'' as Fox Sports boss David Hill exclaims, that famed glowing puck can be seen again with the naked eye Sunday at noon when the forward-thinking network covers the St.
Can you see the Double Cluster in Perseus with the naked eye from where you are?
One of only 70 Kuiper Belt objects identified so far, 1996 TO66 glows brighter than its cohorts, but the faintest stars visible with the naked eye shine 1.
By Friday it had reached an overall brightness equivalent to that of moderately bright stars and was visible to the naked eye.