Definition of transparent
1a (1) : having the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly : pellucid (2) : allowing the passage of a specified form of radiation (such as X-rays or ultraviolet light)b : fine or sheer enough to be seen through : diaphanous
2a : free from pretense or deceit : frankb : easily detected or seen through : obviousc : readily understoodd : characterized by visibility or accessibility of information especially concerning business practices
Examples of transparent in a sentence
bottles of blue transparent glass
his meaning in leaving the conversation is transparent: he doesn't want to talk about his combat experiences
Recent Examples of transparent from the web
Britain can — and must — make the E.U. more transparent, democratic and dynamic.
And also transparent about his hatred for Meek Mill.
Hari Nef, also of Transparent, later reiterated the sentiment.
Michael Cherny of Evercore ISI said that analysts generally credit Theranos with two major innovations: making the pricing of diagnostic tests transparent (there's a price list on their Web site) and a very effective marketing campaign.
Quote: Quite simply, I am committed to carrying my constituents’ interests forward in a way that’s transparent, open, and accountable.
Rule No. 1 is no more transparent than the third. 1.
The bride and groom kiss and then ride away in a transparent limo.
A simple note saying that sales have been halted pending further verification, or something to that effect, would have been a much more honest, transparent solution.
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Origin and Etymology of transparent
Middle English, from Medieval Latin transparent-, transparens, present participle of transparēre to show through, from Latin trans- + parēre to show oneself
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of transparent
TRANSPARENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transparent for English Language Learners
: able to be seen through
: easy to notice or understand
: honest and open : not secretive
TRANSPARENT Defined for Kids
Definition of transparent for Students
1 : clear enough or thin enough to be seen through
2 : easily detected a transparent lie
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