HyperDic: transparent

English > 4 senses of the word transparent:
ADJECTIVEalltransparent, crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucidtransmitting light
alltransparent, diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebbyso thin as to transmit light
alltransparent, guilelessfree of deceit
alltransparenteasily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
transparent > pronunciation
Soundstraenspeh'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > transparent: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtransmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity.
Example "transparent crystal"
Synonymscrystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid
BroaderclearAllowing light to pass through
Spanishclaro, cristalino, diáfano, límpido, lúcido, transparente
Catalanclar, cristal·lí, límpid, lúcid, transparent
Nounstransparence, transparentnessthe quality of being clear and transparent
transparency, transparencepermitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
Adverbstransparentlyso as to allow the passage of light
English > transparent: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSo thin as to transmit light.
Example "transparent chiffon"
Synonymsdiaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishdiáfano, transparente
Catalantransparent
Nounstransparencypermitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
transparentnessthe quality of being clear and transparent
English > transparent: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFree of deceit.
Synonymguileless
Broaderstraight, squareCharacterized by honesty and fairness
English > transparent: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningeasily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety).
Examples
  • "a transparent explanation"
  • "a transparent lie"
Broaderobviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
Spanishtransparente
Catalantransparent
Nounstransparencythe quality of being clear and transparent
Adverbstransparentlyso as to be easily understood or seen through

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