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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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These first researchers started with a torn rubber sample and evaluated it with the naked eye.
Make all agreements have print that is legible to the naked eye and that will stop a lot of the crooks stealing people's lives.
While far from perfect on that count, he says that forward visibility can be increased by 50% over what is normally visible to the naked eye.
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This system was constructed for naked eye observation,but has since been extended to encompass fainter objects, since the invention of the telescope.