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.
- transonic barrier,
- transparent context,
- transparent dentin,
Origin of transparency
Examples from the Web for transparency
The old culture of the Party of Regions—its lack of transparency, the graft and the shady deal making—has returned.
The question, of course, is how far LDS authorities will go in this new commitment to transparency.
They are meant to show that the Church has adopted a new line of transparency on clerical sex abuse.
We need to believe that Taylor's actions yesterday are pure, or the transparency loses its potency.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple|Dale Eisinger|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Gore stands alone in his dismissal of reform, openness, transparency and peer-review to ensure good science.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His subjects were generally finely chosen, and painted with all the truth and transparency of nature.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
The sweater and the sunshine had brought a faint tinge of wild-rose color to the transparency of her skin.Penny of Top Hill Trail|Belle Kanaris Maniates
At the transparency the rival crowds were cheering or groaning according to the news that came.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
Religions of this type possess of course the merit of simplicity, transparency, and finality.Rudolph Eucken|Abel J. Jones
Thy lamp shot its rays through the transparency of alabaster, and thy fragrant lymph flowed from vases of porcelain.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
noun plural -cies
1610s, "condition of being transparent," from Medieval Latin transparentia, from transparentem (see transparent). Meaning "that which is transparent" is from 1590s; of pictures, prints, etc., from 1785; in photography from 1866.