HyperDic: transparency

English > 3 senses of the word transparency:
NOUNphenomenontransparency, transparencepermitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
attributetransparency, transparence, transparentnessthe quality of being clear and transparent
artifacttransparency, foilpicture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base
transparency > pronunciation
Soundstraenspeh'rahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > transparency: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaningpermitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation.
Synonymtransparence
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
OppositeopacityThe phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation
Spanishtransparencia, trasparencia
Catalantransparència
Adjectivestransparenttransmitting light
transparentso thin as to transmit light
English > transparency: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being clear and transparent.
Synonymstransparence, transparentness
Narrowerpellucidness, pellucidity, limpidityPassing light without diffusion or distortion
Broaderclearness, clarity, uncloudednessThe quality of clear water
Spanishtransparencia, trasparencia
Catalantransparència
Adjectivestransparenteasily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
English > transparency: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningpicture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector.
Synonymfoil
Narrowerslide, lantern slideA transparency mounted in a frame
viewgraph, overheadA transparency for use with an overhead projector
Broaderpicture, image, icon, ikonA visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
Spanishtransparencia
Catalandiapositiva, transparència

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