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trænsˈpɛər ənt, -ˈpær-trans·par·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparentadjective

    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

    "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent crystal"

  2. diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebbyadjective

    so thin as to transmit light

    "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

  3. guileless, transparentadjective

    free of deceit

  4. transparentadjective

    easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)

    "a transparent explanation"; "a transparent lie"

Wiktionary

  1. transparentadjective

    See-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.

    The waters of the lake were transparent until the factory dumped wastes there.

    Etymology: From transpārentis (genitive singular of transpārens, present participle of transpāreō)

  2. transparentadjective

    Open, public; having the property that theories and practices are publicly visible, thereby reducing the chance of corruption.

    Etymology: From transpārentis (genitive singular of transpārens, present participle of transpāreō)

  3. transparentadjective

    Obvious; readily apparent; easy to see or understand.

    His reasons for the decision were transparent.

    Etymology: From transpārentis (genitive singular of transpārens, present participle of transpāreō)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transparentadjective

    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

  2. Transparentadjective

    admitting the passage of light; open; porous; as, a transparent veil

Freebase

  1. Transparent

    Transparent is the first release by the band Coil. It was a collaboration with Zos Kia and credited to "Zos Kia/Coil". The cassette version was released in 1984 on Nekrophile Rekords with catalogue number NRC 05. The CD version was released in 1997 on the label "Threshold House" with catalogue number LOCI CD 13. The 12" version of this was released in 1998 on "Eskaton/World Serpent" with catalgue number ESKATON 017. The vinyl is etched as follows: Side A: ZONE OF SOULS Side B: KILLED IN ACTION

Editors Contribution

  1. transparent

    All members of all forms of socialist unity governments to ensure all government information is open and accessible for public scrutiny

    Transparent socialist unity government is the chosen way forward for humanity as we choose it as a collective

    Submitted by MaryC on May 22, 2021  
  2. transparent

    Easily seen, understood and being accountable.

    The public require governments to be transparent and they must be transparent too.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  
  3. transparent

    The act and fact of being open, honest and communicating the truth.

    The government are transparent in their communications and are working with others to achieve.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 21, 2020  
  4. transparent

    To transmit light.

    The crystals were transparent.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 13, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Transparent

    so clear as not to obstruct vision.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transparent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transparent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of transparent in a Sentence

  1. Damon McCoy:

    In the online space, we're pretty much at the mercy of the platforms as to what they choose to make transparent.

  2. Alistair Burt:

    The United Kingdom has been clear in calling for, urgently, a need to establish the facts of what happened, including why such a volume of live fire was used. We are supportive of an independent, transparent investigation.

  3. Obeth Kandjoze:

    We continue to see shareholding revolve around a few and we want to see that change. We want to see job creation in a far more transparent, open procurement system that will accord opportunities to all.

  4. Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler:

    No prior president has engaged in such a transparent effort to block his own former aides from testifying about the president's misconduct.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Decisions at the accurate and right time prove transparent justice; otherwise, it falls under the verdict as a conflict of interest if it delays without legitimate reasons.

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
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