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transparent meaning

EN[trænsˈpɛrənt]
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  • AdjectiveCOMmore transparentSUPmost transparentPREtrans-SUF-ent
    1. (of a material or object) See-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.
      1. The waters of the lake were transparent until the factory dumped wastes there.
    2. (of a system or organization) Open, public; having the property that theories and practices are publicly visible, thereby reducing the chance of corruption.
      1. Obvious; readily apparent; easy to see or understand.
        1. His reasons for the decision were transparent.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • He was a childlike, simplehearted man, transparent as glass.
        • a diamond of the first water, i.e. one that is perfectly pure and transparent
        • A wireframe is transparent in nature, requiring some skill and expertise in interpreting the model.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • A spryte can include scan-lines with no pixels in them, and particular pixels within a spryte can be designated as transparent.

    Meaning of transparent for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "transparent" is an adjective.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
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