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transparent

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1 easily seen through

  • bottles of blue transparent glass
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2 not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation

  • his meaning in leaving the conversation is transparent: he doesn't want to talk about his combat experiences
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3 very thin and easy to see through

  • flowy summer dresses made partly of chiffon or other transparent fabrics
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clear, transparent, translucent, limpid mean capable of being seen through. clear implies absence of cloudiness, haziness, or muddiness.
    • clear water
transparent implies being so clear that objects can be seen distinctly.
    • a transparent sheet of film
translucent implies the passage of light but not a clear view of what lies beyond.
    • translucent frosted glass
limpid suggests the soft clearness of pure water.
    • her eyes were limpid pools of blue


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