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trans·par·en·cy

 (trăns-pâr′ən-sē, -păr′-)
n. pl. trans·par·en·cies
1. also trans·par·ence (-pâr′əns, -păr′-) The quality or state of being transparent.
2. A transparent object, especially a photographic slide that is viewed by light shining through it from behind or by projection.

transparency

(trænsˈpærənsɪ; -ˈpɛər-)
n, pl -cies
1. Also called: transparence the state of being transparent
2. (Photography) Also called: slide a positive photograph on a transparent base, usually mounted in a frame or between glass plates. It can be viewed by means of a slide projector

trans•par•en•cy

(trænsˈpɛər ən si, -ˈpær-)

n., pl. -cies.
1. Also, trans•par′ence. the quality or state of being transparent.
2. something transparent, esp. a picture or design on glass or some translucent substance, made visible by light shining through from behind.
3. a photographic print on a clear base for viewing by transmitted light.

transparency

An image fixed on a clear base by means of a photographic, printing, chemical or other process, especially adaptable for viewing by transmitted light. See also diapositive.

transparency

(or slide) A photographic image on a transparent base.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transparency - permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiationtransparency - permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
opacity - the phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation
2.transparency - the quality of being clear and transparenttransparency - the quality of being clear and transparent
uncloudedness, clarity, clearness - the quality of clear water; "when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes"
pellucidness, limpidity, pellucidity - passing light without diffusion or distortion
3.transparency - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent basetransparency - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
lantern slide, slide - a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
viewgraph, overhead - a transparency for use with an overhead projector

transparency

noun
1. photograph, slide, exposure, photo, picture, image, print, plate, still The first colour photo was a transparency of a tartan ribbon.
3. frankness, openness, candour, directness, forthrightness, straightforwardness openness and transparency in the government's decision-making
frankness ambiguity, vagueness
4. obviousness, explicitness, plainness, distinctness, unambiguousness, apparentness, patentness, perspicuousness the transparency of pricing with the euro
obviousness obscurity, vagueness, unclearness
Translations
شَريحَةٌ مُصَوَّرةٌ شَفّافَهشَفافِيَّه
průhlednostdiapozitiv
diapositivgennemsigtighedlysbillede
läpikuultavaläpinäkyväläpinäkyvyys
átlátszóságdiapozitívfólia
gagnsæiglæra
透明性透明物体
priehľadnosť
diadiapozitifsaydamlıkslayt

transparency

[trænsˈpærənsɪ] N
1. [of object, material, substance] → transparencia f
2. [of statement] → claridad f
3. (Phot) (for overhead projector) → transparencia f; (= slide) → diapositiva f

transparency

[trænsˈpærənsi] n
(= transparent quality) → transparence f
(= openness, honesty) (especially in government)transparence f
(British) (= photographic slide) → diapositive f

transparency

n
(of lies, excuses etc)Durchschaubarkeit f
(of system, institution)Transparenz f
(Phot) → Dia(positiv) nt; colour (Brit) or color (US) transparencyFarbdia nt
(for overhead projector) → Folie f

transparency

[trænsˈpærnsɪ] ntrasparenza (Phot) → diapositiva

transparent

(trӕnsˈpӕrənt) , (-ˈpeə-) adjective
able to be seen through. The box has a transparent lid.
transˈparently adverb
transˈparency (-ˈpӕ-) plural transˈparencies noun
1. the state of being transparent. the transparency of the water.
2. a photograph printed on transparent material, a slide. I took some transparencies of the cathedral.

transparency

n. transparencia; [slide] diapositiva.
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The room was most dear to her, and she would not have changed its furniture for the handsomest in the house, though what had been originally plain had suffered all the ill-usage of children; and its greatest elegancies and ornaments were a faded footstool of Julia's work, too ill done for the drawing-room, three transparencies, made in a rage for transparencies, for the three lower panes of one window, where Tintern Abbey held its station between a cave in Italy and a moonlight lake in Cumberland, a collection of family profiles, thought unworthy of being anywhere else, over the mantelpiece, and by their side, and pinned against the wall, a small sketch of a ship sent four years ago from the Mediterranean by William, with H.
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But Wall seems fond of these vitrines, with their thick aluminum casings, and of splitting his large-format photographic images into two parts which he then glues together again, edge to edge, a process that the use of Cibachrome transparencies demands.
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3 produce highly accurate alpha-blended transparencies, which were previously unattainable for users of distributed computing.
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We are excited about providing Boeing with the latest innovation in the transparencies world that promises to revolutionize air travel on its new Dreamliner," Morris said.
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8 dynamic range to improve shadow and highlight detail on 35mm slides, negatives and transparencies
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