the opacity and texture of paper when inspected by transmitted light.
Origin of look-through
First recorded in 1935–40
Also called see-through.
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Related Words for look throughscan, browse, inspect, scrutinize, skim, analyze, search, flash, examine, scour, check, read, study, regard, look, rumble, inquire, overlook, sweep, contemplate
(intr, preposition or tr, adverb) to examine, esp cursorilyhe looked through his notes before the lecture
(intr, preposition) to ignore (a person) deliberatelywhenever he meets his ex-girlfriend, she looks straight through him
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