clear, transparent, translucent, limpid mean capable of being seen through. clear implies absence of cloudiness, haziness, or muddiness.
clear watertransparent 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 glasslimpid suggests the soft clearness of pure water.
her eyes were limpid pools of blue
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 on the WebStill, Richard Marles, Australia’s defense minister, said on Tuesday that the growth of China’s military in recent years hasn’t been transparent and isn’t reassuring to its neighbors.
Mike Cherney, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2022 While the only color options are blue or orange, the boats are transparent, which exposes the LED lights inside of them.
Douglas Helm, Popular Mechanics, 3 Aug. 2022 The tops are transparent and contain LEDs and a touch sensor.
Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 29 July 2022 In a lengthy briefing with reporters, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said repeatedly that the White House had been as transparent as possible about the president’s health.
Will Weissert, BostonGlobe.com, 22 July 2022 Skipping the aging process is also why blancos are transparent (as is mezcal) and have a sharp bite that some people find off-putting.
Oj Lima, Bon Appétit, 22 July 2022 The Future Forum’s research also shows that employees whose managers don’t approach uncertainty this way, or who don't feel like their leaders are being transparent, are four times more likely to look for a new opportunity over the next year.
Lydia Belanger, Fortune, 21 July 2022 Assemble a transparent and accountable senior management team.
Kelly Manthey, Forbes, 12 July 2022 Benefactors like Zuckerberg have agendas of their own, and groups that benefit from their donations should also be transparent and accountable.
Nick Tabor, The New Republic, 5 Apr. 2022 See More
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