Dictionary.net

Usage examples for transparent

  1. Nietzsche is one of the supreme masters of language, in a literature which counts very few masters of language, and the beauty of his style is transparent even in the disguise of a foreign translation. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. Everything in her life was so transparent. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  3. L. No; unless in the case of a transparent substance. – The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin
  4. You mean it was transparent? – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  5. He had added, in the transparent self- justification of selfish youth, " And I'll pay it back to him every cent." – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  6. Those who felt any desire to speak, after they had been stricken by the gaze of Lazarus, described the change that had come over them somewhat like this: All objects seen by the eye and palpable to the hand became empty, light and transparent, as though they were light shadows in the darkness; and this darkness enveloped the whole universe. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  7. Phoebe- who had seemed so transparent, and whom, as he now realised, no one but Archelaus had ever really known.... – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  8. Who wanted to be a simple, transparent fellow, whom any one could lead? – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  9. It's a perfectly transparent dodge. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  10. She really appreciated the things she saw, though she only saw them through as much of Ted's mind as was transparent to her at the moment. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  11. The story, as used in the nursery, has a transparent purpose. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  12. His figure became red, white, transparent, dazzling- a blaze of intense light- rose, trembled, and disappeared. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  13. And thus beautifully runs our pure transparent life along, under the blooming curtains of May; and in our modest pleasure, we look with timidity neither behind us nor before; as people who are lifting treasure gaze not round at the road they came, or the road they are going. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  14. Senator North is the reverse of transparent, but sometimes he goes to the point in a manner which leaves nothing to be desired. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  15. A platform of a substance resembling glascite- transparent; and with a glascite shield V- shaped in front to break the rush of wind and yet give vision. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  16. Transparent stockings, stretched to breaking point. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  17. This will render it perfectly clear and transparent. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
X