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Dictionary definition for: Transparent

1. (s) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow" "crystal clear skies" "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool" "lucid air" "a pellucid brook" "transparent cristal"

2. (s) so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil" "filmy wings of a moth" "gauzy clouds of dandelion down" "gossamer cobwebs" "sheer silk stockings" "transparent chiffon" "vaporous silks"

3. (s) free of deceit

4. (s) easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety) "a transparent explanation" "a transparent lie"

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