transparency

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noun trans·par·en·cy \ tran(t)s-ˈper-ən(t)-sē \

Definition of transparency

plural transparencies
1 :the quality or state of being transparent
2 :something transparent; especially :a picture (as on film) viewed by light shining through it or by projection

Examples of transparency in a Sentence

  1. the transparency of a piece of glass

  2. the transparency of their motives

  3. He says that there needs to be more transparency in the way the government operates.

  4. The professor used transparencies and an overhead projector during her lectures.

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First Known Use of transparency

1591


TRANSPARENCY Defined for Kids

transparency

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noun trans·par·en·cy \ trans-ˈper-ən-sē \

Definition of transparency for Students

plural transparencies
1 :the quality or state of being transparent
2 :a picture or design on glass or film that can be viewed by shining a light through it

Medical Dictionary

transparency

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noun trans·par·en·cy \ tran(t)s-ˈpar-ən-sē \

medical Definition of transparency

plural transparencies
:the quality or state of being transparent


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