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unobtrusive

(ŭn″ŏb-troo′siv)
Tending to blend in rather than stand out; barely perceptible; subtle.
unobtrusiveness (′siv-nĕs)
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Unobtrusive measures include archival data from records and documents related to activities of people, institutions, and other groups.
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Coal buckets, again, can be as unobtrusive or obvious as you prefer, but remain a vital accessory unless you want to venture outside in all weather.
SY PARRISH is one of those quiet, unobtrusive guys who you see working in quiet unobtrusive jobs - in Sy's case, he's the manager of the one-hour photo booth at the local mall.
While traditional management protocol suggests IM should be banned in meetings, Gartner analysts say people using these small, silent unobtrusive messaging devices are signaling levels of disinterest or disapproval with this electronic equivalent of the grade school pastime of passing notes in class.
Because, as Duneier states, he was committed to "the idea that the voices of the people on Sixth Avenue need to be heard," he took great care to offer readers a, relatively unobtrusive view of the sidewalk life he observed.
This room is quiet, unobtrusive and rather hidden away; you have to walk through the lively main gallery and permanent exhibits to find it.
Besides the 1-gallon reservoir, which will hold enough fuel for two cold starts, the relatively unobtrusive system will require only two fuel switches and one small distillation device.
These scales are unobtrusive to the extent that they do not appear to evoke test anxiety or to be recognized as "tests.
As the meditations take us through the great mysteries of God's old and new covenants with humanity, they are connected by an unobtrusive over-arching reminder that this is what we all believe in common.
Access to staff areas, on the other hand, is discouraged via low light levels, less pronounced signage, unobtrusive doorways and the absence of dead-end corridors.
Carter and Janes present the results of an exploratory study that attempts to establish a methodology for the unobtrusive automatic analysis of an online reference service.