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transparenta. [F., from LL. transparens, -entis, p. pr. of transparere to be transparent; L. trans across, through + parere to appear. See Appear.].
  •  Having the property of transmitting rays of light, so that bodies can be distinctly seen through; pervious to light; diaphanous; pellucid; as, transparent glass; a transparent diamond; -- opposed to opaque.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Admitting the passage of light; open; porous; as, a transparent veil.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Translucent; pellucid; clear; bright; limpid; lucid; diaphanous. See Translucent.


transparent, adj.
1 allowing light to pass through so that bodies can be distinctly seen (cf. TRANSLUCENT).
2 a (of a disguise, pretext, etc.) easily seen through. b (of a motive, quality, etc.) easily discerned; evident; obvious.
3 (of a person etc.) easily understood; frank; open.
4 Physics transmitting heat or other electromagnetic rays without distortion.

transparently adv. transparentness n.
ME f. OF f. med.L transparens f. L transparere shine through (as TRANS-, parere appear)



apparent, articulate, artless, bluff, blunt, broad, brusque, candid, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear as glass, clear-cut, cloudless, coherent, connected, consistent, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, defined, definite, diaphane, diaphanous, direct, distinct, distinguishable, downright, evident, explicit, express, filmy, flimsy, forthright, frank, frankhearted, free, free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued, gauzy, genuine, glassy, gossamer, gossamery, guileless, heart-to-heart, ingenuous, light, light-pervious, lightish, lightsome, limpid, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luculent, luminous, manifest, naive, nonopaque, obvious, on the level, open, openhearted, outspoken, patent, peekaboo, pellucid, perspicuous, plain, plain-spoken, recognizable, relucent, revealing, round, see-through, serene, sheer, simple, sincere, straight, straight-out, straightforward, thin, translucent, translucid, transpicuous, unambiguous, unchecked, unclouded, unconfused, unconstrained, understandable, undisguised, undissembling, unequivocal, unguarded, univocal, unmistakable, unobscured, unreserved, unrestrained, well-defined




N transparence, transparency, clarity, translucence, translucency, diaphaneity, lucidity, pellucidity, limpidity, fluorescence, transillumination, translumination, transparent medium, glass, crystal, lymph, vitrite, water, transparent, pellucid, lucid, diaphanous, translucent, tralucent, relucent, limpid, clear, serene, crystalline, clear as crystal, vitreous, transpicuous, glassy, hyaline, hyaloid, vitreform.


N intelligibility, clearness, explicitness, lucidity, comprehensibility, perspicuity, legibility, plain speaking, precision, phonanta synetoisy, a word to the wise, intelligible, clear, clear as day, clear as noonday, lucid, perspicuous, transpicuous, luminous, transparent, easily understood, easy to understand, for the million, intelligible to the meanest capacity, popularized, plain, distinct, explicit, positive, definite, graphic, expressive, illustrative, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable, unconfused, legible, recognizable, obvious, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, he that runs may read.

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