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Adjective: transparent  tran'sper-unt [N. Amer], tran'spa-runt [Brit]
  1. Transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    "transparent crystal";
    - crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid
  2. So thin as to transmit light
    "transparent chiffon";
    - diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, vaporous, vapourous [Brit, non-standard], cobwebby, vapoury [Brit, Cdn], vapory [US]
  3. Free of deceit
    "The transparent peasant turned with a sheepish grin";
    - guileless
  4. Easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
    "a transparent explanation";
    - transpicuous [rare]

See also: clear, obvious, square, straight, thin

Encyclopedia: Transparent