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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·par·ent a.
 1. Having the property of transmitting rays of light, so that bodies can be distinctly seen through; pervious to light; diaphanous; pellucid; as, transparent glass; a transparent diamond; -- opposed to opaque. Transparent elemental air.”
 2. Admitting the passage of light; open; porous; as, a transparent veil.
 Syn: -- Translucent; pellucid; clear; bright; limpid; lucid; diaphanous. See Translucent.
 -- Trans*par*ent*ly, adv. -- Trans*par*ent*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: so as to be easily understood or seen through; "his
             transparently lucid prose"; "his transparently
             deceitful behavior"
      2: so as to allow the passage of light; "the red brilliance of
         the claret shines transparently in our glasses"