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Invisible hand the doctrine of laissez-faire economics, as formulated by Adam Smith.

Invisible Man the central character of H. G. Wells's novel of that name (1897), about a scientist who discovers (in the end, disastrously for himself) how to make himself invisible; because he can only appear visible by wearing clothing, the typical image of him is shrouded in a big coat with hat and heavy gloves.


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