noun, plural trans·par·en·cies.
- the proportion of the light that is passed through the emulsion on an area of a photographic image.
- a photographic print on a clear base for viewing by transmitted light.
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Origin of transparency
OTHER WORDS FROM transparencynon·trans·par·ence, nounnon·trans·par·en·cy, noun
Example sentences from the Web for transparency
“I hope to sell other works” she said, and returned to leafing through her books of transparencies.
Symbols are intended to be transparencies, losing themselves in something better.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
It was a lovely group—the last of the transparencies, and Margaret lavished on it some of the finest touches of her genius.Love After Marriage; and Other Stories of the Heart|Caroline Lee Hentz
At the two extremities of the transparencies were represented the Seine and the Danube, surrounded by children-image of fecundity.