transparent vs translucent

transparent translucent

Definitions

  • 1) A costume consisting of a dress of lace, tulle, gauze, or other thin fabric, worn over another dress of rich material. This fashion seems to have been introduced about 1675.
  • 2) of a material or object See-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.
  • 3) Obvious; readily apparent; easy to see or understand.
  • 4) of a system or organization Open, public; having the property that theories and practices are publicly visible, thereby reducing the chance of corruption.
  • 5) Permeable to electromagnetic radiation of specified frequencies, as to visible light or radio waves.
  • 6) Free from guile; candid or open.
  • 7) Easily seen through or detected; obvious.
  • 8) Capable of transmitting light so that objects or images can be seen as if there were no intervening material. synonym: clear.
  • 9) Obsolete Shining through; luminous.
  • 10) Open to public scrutiny; not hidden or proprietary.
  • 11) So fine in texture that it can be seen through; sheer.
  • 12) Having the property of transmitting rays of light, so that bodies can be distinctly seen through; pervious to light; diaphanous; pellucid; ; -- opposed to opaque.
  • 13) Admitting the passage of light; open; porous.
  • 14) so thin as to transmit light
  • 15) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  • 16) easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
  • 17) free of deceit

Definitions

  • 1) Clear, lucid, or transparent.
  • 2) Allowing light to pass through, but diffusing it.
  • 3) Transmitting light but causing sufficient diffusion to prevent perception of distinct images.
  • 4) Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent.
  • 5) Poetic Transparent; clear.
  • 6) allowing light to pass through diffusely
  • 7) Transparent;clear.

Examples

  • 1) But it is one that is open and transparent.
  • 2) Indeed, it's an absolutely central part of our justice system that it remains open and transparent.
  • 3) Its ability to run a just and transparent democracy is far less apparent.
  • 4) Plastic is popular becomes it comes in a variety of forms and is light and often transparent.
  • 5) Stop irresponsible advertising and instead provide clear and transparent information.
  • 6) The masking must be behind the transparent object.
  • 7) We need a more open and transparent system.
  • 8) My account of what had happened to me was sealed in a transparent plastic bag as evidence.
  • 9) This has always been a very open and transparent exercise.
  • 10) Not all companies are ready to make transactions fully transparent at the booking stage.
  • 11) This more transparent charging system should benefit most investors.
  • 12) If you do buy it in transparent plastic or glass bottles store it in a darkened cupboard.
  • 13) Does that not undermine a system that you have insisted had to be open and transparent?
  • 14) One can do a very transparent and clear archaeology of fear if you look at heights of different walls.
  • 15) It is 200 times stronger than steel but six times lighter and is almost perfectly transparent.
  • 16) A transparent object simply shows its background.
  • 17) A lot of work has been done in the past few years and literature is now clear and transparent.
  • 18) I'd make things more transparent so we can see more clearly how our money is being spent.
  • 19) This should be a transparent, almost public, process.
  • 20) It is the synthetic funds that are causing the concern, while physical ETFs are regarded by most as transparent and easy to understand.
  • 21) A single atom of carbon thick, graphene is 200 times stronger than steel but flexible and almost transparent.
  • 22) Van Eyck secured his drawing in dark, then threw a pale transparent middle tint over the whole, and recovered his _highest_ lights; all was _transparent_ except these.
  • 23) Also we have -- what we call the transparent tour group vendors for our customers to make sure every customer that we know what exactly they would do during their leisure products itinerary.
  • 24) Verizon Wireless done transparent from the start that the Droid smartphone was designed to put vigour upon Apple, the builder of the iPhone, as well as AT&T (T), the exclusive U.S. iPhone carrier.
  • 25) Moreover, they are staffed by professionals who maintain transparent funding pipelines and reduce compliance challenges for partnering NGO's.
  • 26) What should be transparent is the decision and its implementation.
  • 27) There are some stickers, which are not of very good quality and comprise of a thin transparent film which is printed with a design followed by a layer of top coat, which leads to the weakening of the glue and the fading of the design.
  • 28) ‘Specific wavelengths are absorbed as light passes through a transparent gem or is reflected from the surface of an opaque gem.’
  • 29) ‘She whipped about, sending black curls dancing, and plastered her body to the thick layer of transparent material behind her.’
  • 30) ‘They were made of a transparent material that allowed the warriors to see inside.’
  • 31) ‘The composition is effective through the use of converging diagonals and the play of light on the transparent materials.’
  • 32) ‘Painted in light, transparent oil paints, they appear to be isolated from their surrounding, often forming a direct relationship with the spectator.’
  • 33) ‘Silicon is naturally transparent to infrared light waves, so photons passing through it usually have no effect.’
  • 34) ‘A mixed media approach was adopted with transparent fabrics and various materials used along side hardware products.’
  • 35) ‘The transparent glass railing allows guests to see the entire stage.’
  • 36) ‘But what makes it even more unique is its transparent fabric, which allows for amazing underwater viewing.’
  • 37) ‘Glass is transparent, it refracts light, it may be coloured and it may be surface decorated by cutting, grinding, sand blasting and painting.’
  • 38) ‘The projection screen is fabricated of a substantially transparent material, such as glass or plastic.’
  • 39) ‘These fibrils are too small to scatter light, and so the material is virtually transparent.’
  • 40) ‘For the scientists too, the pyramid is a fascinating object of study, especially when made of glass or other transparent material.’
  • 41) ‘That sort of element of surprise keeps me intrigued by transparent materials and trickery - how you can fool the eye with light and shadows cast.’
  • 42) ‘Then there are the transparent materials which show everything, and I do mean everything.’
  • 43) ‘One advantage of PVC is that, unlike most transparent materials, it is soft.’
  • 44) ‘Glass is not the only transparent material, but it may have been the most important.’
  • 45) ‘They're gloves made of a transparent material.’
  • 46) ‘The little shrunken body had become almost transparent.’
  • 47) ‘The wares were characterized by a brilliant white body and thin transparent glazes.’
  • 48) ‘Despite his transparent attempt to slip this out unnoticed, he has to explain why he apparently broke the law.’
  • 49) ‘The entire ad is built around an entirely intentional and fairly transparent attempt to deceive viewers.’
  • 50) ‘His frantic attempts, transparent and pathetic, to remould himself into something he is not compromised his dignity.’
  • 51) ‘Looks like that last-ditch and blatantly transparent attempt at a smear campaign didn't work at all.’
  • 52) ‘The deal included modest increases in pension benefits, a transparent attempt to win support from older and higher-seniority longshoremen at the expense of the work force as a whole.’
  • 53) ‘We assumed that he could see right through the fairly transparent seduction attempts that people were laying in front of him practically every five minutes.’
  • 54) ‘They publish and broadcast fluffy, weak, and uncritical stories in a transparent attempt to ingratiate themselves to communities.’
  • 55) ‘This is a pretty transparent attempt to parrot the administration line that this is nothing more than another beltway tempest in a teapot.’
  • 56) ‘His chances of career survival are made bleaker by his transparent and clumsy attempts to turn himself into the victim.’
  • 57) ‘Its elections a few months ago were a sham, a transparent attempt to provide a democratic cloak for a body which is anything but democratic.’
  • 58) ‘This was a transparent attempt to prove his toughness on crime.’
  • 59) ‘The transparent attempts to come across as wise and selfless only increase my distaste for this woman.’
  • 60) ‘He charged that the government had reversed itself in a transparent attempt to get rid of him.’
  • 61) ‘The Army's inspector general report is a transparent attempt at damage control.’
  • 62) ‘This was a transparent attempt on her part to increase her equalization payment.’
  • 63) ‘It's a fairly transparent attempt by the Prime Minister to avoid scrutiny and further revealing of the truth whilst trying to appear not to be doing so.’
  • 64) ‘Too few examine the transparent social conditions that conspire to make them the easiest targets for murder.’
  • 65) ‘Again, no rational person could view such transparent nonsense as genuine apologies.’
  • 66) ‘But it is too pat, and though he may joke about such transparent, easily reduced motivations, he clings too strongly to them.’
  • 67) ‘It is a broad issue, first of all, about culture, about having an open and transparent culture, and about changing that culture.’
  • 68) ‘Essentially, the conference founders are perfectly transparent and open about their perspectives, so I have only admiration for them in that regard.’
  • 69) ‘It is very open and transparent and we are held up in Europe as an example of good practice.’
  • 70) ‘Well, I've made my point of view very clear, very open, very transparent and on the record and now it is up to him to answer those questions.’
  • 71) ‘Of course we understand that, by reason of its stewardship of the nation's security, the MoD cannot always be as open and transparent in its dealings as other government departments.’
  • 72) ‘You decided to become transparent, Western, open, et cetera.’
  • 73) ‘They urged the government to properly consider public emotions over this high-attention case, and they said that the best strategy is to be open and transparent.’
  • 74) ‘We want to be open and transparent about everything.’
  • 75) ‘It is genuinely open, transparent and accessible.’
  • 76) ‘It has not been as transparent and as open as promised.’
  • 77) ‘We need to release our fears, to be open and transparent.’
  • 78) ‘‘In terms of being open, democratic or transparent, it has totally failed in that regard,’ he said.’
  • 79) ‘Now I don't think anything can be more open, transparent and reasonable’
  • 80) ‘Some of it is due to the fact that we have more open and transparent societies and thus discovery of abuses is easier.’
  • 81) ‘His observations underscored my basic conviction that broad-based prosperity is only created in an open, transparent society where things are done according to the rule of law.’
  • 82) ‘‘The bilateral interactions and exchanges between the two countries have been sound, open and transparent,’ he said.’
  • 83) ‘If the government wants to introduce identity cards let it be through open and transparent discussion and ultimately through the ballot box.’
  • 84) ‘The council had taken a decision on the gas in the best interests of the county and it was done in an open, frank, professional and transparent way.’
  • 85) ‘However, so long as such activities are open and transparent, they will be subject to public scrutiny.’
  • 86) ‘If the companies decided that the Government was not playing a fair game with them, and felt that there was no open, fair and transparent procedure, they would go somewhere else, he said.’
  • 87) ‘But that role in turn has to be carried out in a fully accountable and transparent way.’
  • 88) ‘I submit that they have never demonstrated the existence of such a machine in an open and transparent way.’
  • 89) ‘States should also take steps to ensure that any deprivation of life is fully investigated in an open and transparent way.’
  • 90) ‘The auto makers complain your organization isn't transparent.’
  • 91) ‘In a transparent organization, the right vendor can reach the right person.’
  • 92) ‘I believe that gives the public some certainty that this is an open, transparent process.’
  • 93) ‘‘I am satisfied because the winner was chosen in a completely open and transparent procedure,’ he said.’
  • 94) ‘It will be done in a competitive and transparent way.’
  • 95) ‘They received public money yet failed to be accountable or transparent for their activities.’
  • 96) ‘Although there are good reasons for that protection, it needs to be properly balanced with a transparent process for public complaint.’
  • 97) ‘The best candidate won in a fully transparent procedure, she said.’
  • 98) ‘But unless I'm mistaken, the invitation itself wasn't made as a result of a transparent process, with public comments.’
  • 99) ‘The rules provide a framework for public competition; ensuring commercial leasing is a fair, open, impartial and transparent process.’
  • 100) ‘Indeed, public auctions of the items would be the fairest and most transparent manner to sell the goods.’
  • 101) ‘The process by which products are selected needs to be open and transparent, not carried out behind closed doors.’
  • 102) ‘Have exhaustive hearings and do all of that so it's open and transparent, and everybody can participate in it.’
  • 103) ‘The process is transparent to the user, who clicks on a link on the host site and is transported to a shopping site bearing the original site's branding.’
  • 104) ‘To the user this process is transparent, only the CPU knows in what order the instructions were actually executed.’
  • 105) ‘When the server is configured to handle a page redirection, the process is transparent to the user and causes no problems.’
  • 106) ‘For IT to accept automation, it must be transparent to users and downstream applications.’
  • 107) ‘Furthermore, they are completely transparent to existing network architectures and management systems.’
  • 108) ‘Since the disk is practically not absorbing - that is, transparent for fluorescent radiation - we don't encounter the problem.’
  • 109) ‘Although the primordial plasma became transparent to photons after the universe cooled, the photons did not travel unhindered afterwards.’
  • 110) ‘A first planar electrode layer being transparent is disposed on an inner surface of the first substrate.’
  • 111) ‘Also, the paint can be transparent to some of the infrared power and nearby objects may ‘feel’ the heat.’
  • 112) ‘The tracers do not influence the stream, they drift together with the flow, but the tracers are not transparent for irradiation.’
  • 113) ‘Both are mostly transparent to sunlight and are heated in similar ways - largely by infrared radiation that emanates from their surfaces.’

Examples

  • 1) Their leader was a thin man with translucent skin and a tight little mouth.
  • 2) She has nearly translucent skin, wide blue eyes and a transfer tattoo on her neck.
  • 3) Gently fry the onions and garlic in butter and chilli oil till soft and translucent.
  • 4) Try applying a little translucent powder to lips after your lipstick.
  • 5) Fry until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • 6) Keep all your hard work in place with loose translucent powder.
  • 7) Dice the sweet onion and cook in a pan in olive oil until translucent and soft.
  • 8) For extra hold pat translucent powder or matching powder shadow on top.
  • 9) Chop the half onion thinly and fry under low heat so that it becomes soft and translucent.
  • 10) Fry until very soft and translucent.
  • 11) Keep your lipstick and some lip gloss handy, some translucent powder to dab the shine.
  • 12) If you overdo it, tone it down with a little translucent powder.
  • 13) For a matte effect with any lippy, lightly dust with translucent powder.
  • 14) I love the way silk catches the light and becomes translucent.
  • 15) While I had been sleeping the light outside became translucent.
  • 16) That was before the lines, the translucent skin, the folds.
  • 17) And some pale skin is translucent; you can almost see through it - you can see little veins.
  • 18) Slice the onions and brown in the oil in a non-stick frying pan, adding the mushrooms when the onions have become translucent and light brown.
  • 19) ‘The thick, translucent slices were encased in a light batter that was appropriately oily.’
  • 20) ‘Choose a translucent powder to blend with your skin tone and apply with a puff or brush.’
  • 21) ‘The adhesive dries to a semi translucent plastic but can be coloured.’
  • 22) ‘Like the two bathrooms directly above it on the first floor, it, too, is daylit through a wall of translucent glass blocks.’
  • 23) ‘Put in a heavy saucepan with the olive oil and fry over a moderate heat for a few minutes until the onion is translucent.’
  • 24) ‘The rusted wire was draped with a coat of translucent ice, the frozen water hanging down in inverted spires.’
  • 25) ‘He would have placed a screen of some translucent material, perhaps oiled paper supported on glass, in the opening.’
  • 26) ‘On top of it all was a flimsy, translucent material embedding the palm trees picture.’
  • 27) ‘It was served to us with a translucent cookie studded with whole roasted pumpkin seeds.’
  • 28) ‘Whereas most walls were brick or concrete, her wall was made of a translucent stone.’
  • 29) ‘It makes a light-textured, translucent paste without any flavour of its own, and will set to an almost clear gel.’
  • 30) ‘Its surface is covered by an inorganic, orange-yellow translucent material.’
  • 31) ‘The jug had been sealed with a large disc of cork, onto which about half an inch of translucent wax had been poured as an airtight seal.’
  • 32) ‘In the front, translucent fabric is backed with a solid to create a precise tone.’
  • 33) ‘The light was a soft translucent blue that became brighter or darker depending on my depth.’
  • 34) ‘The business end is translucent and has some light emitting diodes inside.’
  • 35) ‘Our home base was a huge glowing translucent submarine, shaped like a blimp.’
  • 36) ‘It would have been dark except for the light coming from the translucent side panels.’
  • 37) ‘Her hair was so white it glowed softly in the gray light and her skin was translucent.’
  • 38) ‘The drive was long and windy and I enjoyed the sun on my translucent skin.’
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