Semitransparency
Semitransparency Sem`i*trans*par"en*cy, n. Imperfect or partial transparency. [1913 Webster]

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  • Semitransparency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Semitransparency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 semitransparency semitransparency opalescence milkiness pearliness Sgm: N 1 gauze gauze muslin Sgm: N 1 film film Sgm: N 1 mica mica mother …   English dictionary for students

  • semitransparency — semi·transparency …   English syllables

  • semitransparency — noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely • Syn: ↑translucence, ↑translucency • Derivationally related forms: ↑semitransparent, ↑translucent (for: ↑translucency), ↑translucen …   Useful english dictionary

  • semitransparent — semitransparency, semitransparentness, n. semitransparently, adv. /sem ee trans pair euhnt, par , sem uy /, adj. imperfectly or almost transparent. [1785 95; SEMI + TRANSPARENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • translucence — noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑translucency, ↑semitransparency • Derivationally related forms: ↑semitransparent (for: ↑semitransparency), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • translucency — noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely • Syn: ↑translucence, ↑semitransparency • Derivationally related forms: ↑semitransparent (for: ↑semitransparency), ↑translucent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • translucency — noun the quality of being translucent Syn: semitransparency …   Wiktionary

  • clearness — noun 1. free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑clarity, ↑lucidity, ↑lucidness, ↑pellucidity, ↑limpidity • Ant: ↑unclearness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • semitransparent — adjective allowing light to pass through diffusely translucent amber semitransparent curtains at the windows • Syn: ↑translucent • Similar to: ↑clear • Derivationally related forms: ↑semitranspar …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncloudedness — noun the quality of clear water when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes • Syn: ↑clearness, ↑clarity • Ant: ↑opacity (for: ↑clarity) • Deri …   Useful english dictionary

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