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Meaning of TRANSPARENCY

Pronunciation:  trans'pehrunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
  2. [n]  the quality of being clear and transparent
  3. [n]  permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
 

TRANSPARENCY is a 12 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: foil, transparence, transparence, transparentness
 
 Antonyms: opacity
 
 See Also: clarity, clearness, icon, ikon, image, lantern slide, limpidity, overhead, pellucidity, pellucidness, physical phenomenon, picture, slide, uncloudedness, viewgraph

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trans*par"en*cy\, n.; pl. {Transparencies}. [Cf.
F. transparence.]
1. The quality or condition of being transparent;
   transparence.

2. That which is transparent; especially, a picture painted
   on thin cloth or glass, or impressed on porcelain, or the
   like, to be viewed by natural or artificial light, which
   shines through it. --Fairholt.

 

 

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