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1. (of the seeds of gymnosperms) not enclosed in a pericarp
2. (of flowers) lacking a perianth
3. (of stems) lacking leaves and other appendages
4. (of animals) lacking hair, feathers, scales, etc.
5. Law
a. unsupported by authority or financial or other consideration
b. lacking some essential condition to render valid; incomplete

What does it mean when you dream about being naked?

Being naked in a dream suggests exposure of self to others, being vulnerable to how others see one, feeling ashamed of being found out. If one is naked like a baby, nakedness can also represent the desire for freedom or freedom of expression. Nakedness also suggests being unencumbered and uninhibited.


Having received a negative acknowledgment. See NAK.
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Denning in England among a half dozen reliable observers who glimpsed this star with the naked eye.
A new type of barcode is too small to see with the naked eye, yet it holds big promise for biomedical research, law enforcement, and everyday life, say researchers.
The general rationale is 'you can't access what you can't see,' Because the data is invisible to the naked eye in addition to being inaccessible, there will be no temptation for prying eyes to want to view it," said Cote.
STAR COLORS--II In the January issue (page 96), I suggested a 10-point scale to use for rating the visual colors of bright stars with the naked eye or binoculars.
Only 30 to 40 kilometers in diameter, the newly discovered bodies are too dim by a factor of 100 million to be discerned by the naked eye.
Astronomers describe Hale-Bopp as perhaps the brightest comet on record in more than 400 years, and it has been visible to the naked eye for several weeks.
com), viewers can search for maps in the online collection and zoom in on details that may otherwise be difficult to see with the naked eye.
Anyone who has looked at the galaxy without optical aid has also seen Nu 1[degrees] to its east; the two are pretty much inseparable as far as the naked eye is concerned.
These thermometers are invisible to the naked eye, so it takes an electron microscope to read gallium's position in the tubes, the researchers report.
They'll still get to see it, because at its brightest it will be visible to the naked eye or, at the very least, through binoculars.
The use of two picoliter ink droplets in all modes allows for better photo printing in the mid-range tones with ink drops that are virtually undetectable by the naked eye.