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Our party, I can tell you, is very transparent; we believe in our credentials. Our credentials are our only credibility; we are not going to compromise on that; we are the commoners.
Mamata Banerjee

Meaning of "transparent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRANSPARENT

From Medieval Latin transpārēre to show through, from Latin trans- + pārēre to appear.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRANSPARENT

transparent  [trænsˈpærənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRANSPARENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Transparent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TRANSPARENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

transparent

Transparency and translucency

In the field of optics, transparency is the physical property of allowing light to pass through the material without being scattered. On a macroscopic scale, the photons can be said to follow Snell's Law. Translucency is a super-set of transparency: it allows light to pass through, but does not necessarily follow Snell's law; the photons can be scattered at either of the two interfaces where there is a change in index of refraction, or internally. In other words, a translucent medium allows the transport of light while a transparent medium not only allows the transport of light but allows for image formation. The opposite property of translucency is opacity. Transparent materials appear clear, with the overall appearance of one color, or any combination leading up to a brilliant spectrum of every color. When light encounters a material, it can interact with it in several different ways. These interactions depend on the wavelength of the light and the nature of the material. Photons interact with an object by some combination of reflection, absorption and transmission.

Definition of transparent in the English dictionary

The first definition of transparent in the dictionary is permitting the uninterrupted passage of light; clear. Other definition of transparent is easy to see through, understand, or recognize; obvious. Transparent is also permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRANSPARENT


apparent
əˈpærənt
arrant
ˈærənt
BitTorrent
ˈbɪtˌtɒrənt
coherent
kəʊˈhɪərənt
concurrent
kənˈkʌrənt
current
ˈkʌrənt
different
ˈdɪfərənt
durant
ˈdjʊərənt
ignorant
ˈɪɡnərənt
immigrant
ˈɪmɪɡrənt
inapparent
ɪnəˈpærənt
inherent
ɪnˈhɪərənt
parent
ˈpɛərənt
self-apparent
ˌselfəˈpærənt
semitransparent
ˌsɛmɪtrænsˈpærənt
torrent
ˈtɒrənt
unapparent
ˌʌnəˈpærənt
untransparent
ˌʌntrænsˈpærənt
vibrant
ˈvaɪbrənt
warrant
ˈwɒrənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRANSPARENT

transpacific
transpadane
transparence
transparencies
transparency
transparent context
transparentise
transparentize
transparently
transparentness
transpersonal
transpicuous
transpicuously
transpierce
transpirable
transpiration
transpirational
transpiratory
transpire
transplacental

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRANSPARENT

bioparent
Brent
coparent
for rent
foster parent
godparent
grandparent
great-grandparent
heir apparent
heirs apparent
helicopter parent
houseparent
lone parent
nonparent
pet parent
rent
single parent
solo parent
step-parent
Trent

Synonyms and antonyms of transparent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRANSPARENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «transparent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of transparent

Translation of «transparent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRANSPARENT

Find out the translation of transparent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of transparent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «transparent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

透明的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

transparente
570 millions of speakers

English

transparent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पारदर्शी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شَفَّاف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прозрачный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

transparente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বচ্ছ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

transparent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Telus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

durchsichtig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

透明な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

투명한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Transparan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong suốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒளி புகும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पारदर्शक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şeffaf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

trasparente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przeźroczysty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прозорий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

transparent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαφανής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deursigtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

genomskinlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjennomsiktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of transparent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSPARENT»

The term «transparent» is very widely used and occupies the 4.888 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSPARENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about transparent

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10 QUOTES WITH «TRANSPARENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word transparent.
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Justin Amash
As a legislator, I saw how effective I could be by being transparent, posting and explaining all of my votes.
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David Antin
When you grow up in a family of languages, you develop a kind of casual fluency, so that languages, though differently colored, all seem transparent to experience.
3
Julian Assange
The greater the power, the more need there is for transparency, because if the power is abused, the result can be so enormous. On the other hand, those people who do not have power, we mustn't reduce their power even more by making them yet more transparent.
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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
I think the market should reward banks that have been transparent in recognising their problems. I think the tendency of banks to hide the problem assets over a period of three or four years should not be allowed.
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Mamata Banerjee
Our party, I can tell you, is very transparent; we believe in our credentials. Our credentials are our only credibility; we are not going to compromise on that; we are the commoners.
6
Eike Batista
To be powerful in South America, you have to be transparent and you have to have a very clean reputation. Transparency for me today is a magic word in South America. Power comes from transparency and a track record of execution.
7
Simone de Beauvoir
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
8
Beth Brooke
What is clear is that business leaders must commit to champion change - to be transparent about their goals for change, to align their incentives systems to drive the change, and to make sure their work environments are flexible in a way that allows men and women who choose to work to be able to achieve all of their potential.
9
Georg Buchner
Government must be a transparent garment which tightly clings to the people's body.
10
Anatoly Chubais
If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRANSPARENT»

Discover the use of transparent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to transparent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Transparent
Lemon presents a searingly candid memoir that will motivate anyone discouraged by the adversities of life.
Don Lemon, 2011
2
Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations ...
Reputations, like trust, are built over time, but can be destroyed in an instant. Follow carefully what this book says—the career you save might be your own!" —David L. Sifry, founder and Chairman, Technorati, Inc.
Andy Beal, Judy Strauss, 2009
3
The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose ...
This daring book reminds us that an open society is more robust and flexible than one where secrecy reigns.
David Brin, 1999
4
Handbook of Transparent Conductors
"Handbook of Transparent Conductors" presents transparent conductors in a historical perspective, provides current applications as well as insights into the future of the devices.
David Ginley, Hideo Hosono, David C. Paine, 2010
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Transparent Plastics: Design and Technology
Recent years have seen the construction of buildings made of plastic, structures that are as attractive as they are unusual.
Simone Jeska, 2008
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Body of Knowledge: The Art Of Crafting, Molding, Scenting & ...
Using common ingredients and equipment, you can craft stunning transparent soaps!
Carol Dawson, 2012
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Transparent Conductive Zinc Oxide: Basics and Applications ...
The editors and authors of this book are specialists in deposition, analysis and fabrication of thin-film solar cells and especially of ZnO. This book is intended as an overview and a data collection for students, engineers and scientist.
Klaus Ellmer, Andreas Klein, Bernd Rech, 2007
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Transparent Minds: Narrative Modes for Presenting ...
This book investigates the entire spectrum of techniques for portraying the mental lives of fictional characters in both the stream-of-consciousness novel and other fiction.
Dorrit Cohn, 1983
9
Schlieren and Shadowgraph Techniques: Visualizing Phenomena ...
This book is intended as a practical guide for those who want to use these methods.
G.S. Settles, 2001
10
Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender ...
Without ever upstaging her subjects, Beam explains how she fell in love with them, and so allows us to do the same. This is literature of the first order.
Cris Beam, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRANSPARENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term transparent is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amazon's 'Transparent' Scores Third Season, Creator Jill Soloway …
Under her new deal — a first of its kind for Amazon — Soloway will continue on as showrunner on Transparent, and Andrea Sperling has been elevated to ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jun 15»
2
Samsung Display Introduces First Mirror and Transparent OLED …
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(Retail Asia Expo 2015) – Samsung Display Co., Ltd. unveiled the industry's first Mirror and Transparent OLED display ... «Business Wire, Jun 15»
3
Caitlyn Jenner to Appear on New Season of 'Transparent'?
Caitlyn Jenner and Kim Kardashian have said that watching “Transparent” together as a family helped them get through Jenner's transition. Now, according to ... «Variety, Jun 15»
4
Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor defends Bruce Jenner
“I think Jenner has a right to do what Jenner wants to do,” Tambor, who plays a transgender woman on Amazon's Transparent, told The Hollywood Reporter. «Entertainment Weekly, Apr 15»
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Watch 'Transparent' for free on Saturday courtesy of Amazon
There will be no more excuses for not having seen Transparent come this weekend. In honor of the show's success at the Golden Globes, Amazon announced ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jan 15»
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'Transparent' among GLAAD media awards nominations
Amazon's march to mainstream entertainment power got another lift Wednesday when its smash hit Transparent was nominated for yet another award, this time ... «USA TODAY, Jan 15»
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Binge Watch: 'Transparent' earned its Golden Globes
Jeffrey Tambor with his award for best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy for his role in “Transparent,” at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. Jordan ... «OCRegister, Jan 15»
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Here's What You Need To Know About 'Transparent' — The Amazon …
"Transparent" has also helped solidify Amazon Instant Video as a viable competitor to Netflix. Netflix won one award at Sunday's Golden Globes for "House of ... «Business Insider, Jan 15»
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Golden Globes 2015 Shocking Wins: 'Transparent' Wins Best …
As far as the winner in Best Comedy Series category is concerned, Amazon's "Transparent" took the cake. It beat out "Silicon Valley," "Girls," "Orange Is the New ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jan 15»
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'Transparent' Creator Jill Soloway Dedicates Best Comedy Series …
"Transparent," Amazon's story about a transgender woman coming out to her family, took home the Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy ... «Huffington Post, Jan 15»

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