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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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But Mars was not as big as the moon to the naked eye then, nor will it ever be.
The 30x magnification was an advantage over the naked eye in terms of ability to detect agglomerates in the 50 to 120 micron range, and, in many ways, was ideal in detecting roughness that created performance problems for rubber manufacturers.
This system was constructed for naked eye observation,but has since been extended to encompass fainter objects, since the invention of the telescope.
CAN the Great Wall of China be seen with the naked eye from the Moon?
Specimen #1B had obvious damage to the naked eye, whereas the other three specimens visually appeared to have decreasing amounts of damage when compared to one another.
Syon-5 suspends and traps dirt and bacteria in its miniscule crystals so that cleaning professionals can immediately vacuum the crystals, which are undetectable to the naked eye, or wait until a more convenient time.
The experience he offers to the gaze is based on exploring the properties of depth of field: The details are all crystalline and therefore clearer than they would be to the naked eye.
Take a sample of the manure to your vet as you can't see the worms with the naked eye.
Scrutinizing five centuries' worth of Western art, Hackney discovered "optical artifacts" in paintings by Holbein, Van Eyck, and Raphael--sudden shifts in perspective, multiple vanishing points, and other effects that wouldn't suggest themselves to an artist's naked eye.
The tail of the comet was easily visible with the naked eye, and the combination of the crescent Moon, comet, Milky Way and the laser guide star was nearly as impressive to the naked eye as it appears in the long-exposure photos.
This book aspires to a high ideal--to be the 'ultimate observing list', and while many observing lists abound, this book does a pretty good job of being a 'one-stop shop' of observing targets, from 'easy' naked eye objects, to faint, difficult objects only visible in the largest of amateur scopes.
Visible to the naked eye, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are two of the Milky Way's closest companion galaxies.