Meaning of TRANSPARENT in English


[trans.par.ent] adj [ME, fr. ML transparent-, transparens, prp. of transparere to show through, fr. L trans- + parere to show oneself] (15c) 1 a (1): having the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly: pellucid (2): allowing the passage of a specified form of radiation (as X rays or ultraviolet light) b: fine or sheer enough to be seen through: diaphanous

2. a: free from pretense or deceit: frank b: easily detected or seen through: obvious c: readily understood syn see clear -- adv -- trans.par.ent.ness n

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