TRANSPARENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSPARENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  easily detected; permitting light to pass through freely
Classic Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
1  As he spoke, he threw into the vessel a few white crystals, and then added some drops of a transparent fluid.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  They were of a pearly grey colour, small, round, and almost transparent against the light.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  The future shadowed their present, like the sun coming through the many-veined transparent vine leaf; a criss-cross of lines making no pattern.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 8
4  Disappointed of its real womanhood, it had not succeeded in becoming boyish, and unsubstantial, and transparent; instead it had gone opaque.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
5  Ivy Bolton's tricks and humble bossiness were also only too transparent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
6  She lay perfectly still, her soul washed transparent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
7  An ingenuous, transparent life was disclosed, as if the flow of her existence could be seen passing within her.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
8  It is quite too transparent, and it was a very bad compliment when you said that it was impossible for me to solve so simple a question.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
9  There was ivory in it, and some transparent crystalline substance.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
10  He pulled the sled out, blinking like a night-bird as he passed from the shade of the spruces into the transparent dusk of the open.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
11  She looked--and was--as simple as earth, as good as bread, as transparent as spring water.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
12  She liked to believe herself a thing of mystery to men, but she knew Rhett thought her as transparent as glass.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
13  Gravel grated beneath their feet, and about them was the transparent dimness of a midsummer night.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
14  And perhaps, at mid-day, in the fairest weather, with one half-throttled shriek you drop through that transparent air into the summer sea, no more to rise for ever.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
15  It is transparent, as I said before; and being laid upon the printed page, I have sometimes pleased myself with fancying it exerted a magnifying influence.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
Example Sentence:
1  There is a transparent dome on the top of the aircraft, through which celestial observations are made for navigation.
2  Domestically Mr. Brown is likely to portray his style as both more frugal and more transparent than before.
3  At the same time, the bank president said the money donated must be well spent, in a predictable, transparent, strategic and effective manner.
4  John's pride in his son is transparent; no one who sees the two of them together can miss it.
5  In visible light water vapor is not a problem; as long as clouds don't form, it's transparent.
6  Your pathology is so transparent, and so are your fears and weaknesses.
7  However, the opposite can also be true; something that is too easily understood, simple or transparent, can also be boring.
8  Grow the bulbs in a transparent plastic box, so the children can see the roots growing.
9  The company has to make its accounts and operations as transparent as possible.
10  It may blunt a key line of attack from Republican Jeb Bush, who has chided her for a lack of transparency in her personal finances and government emails since releasing 33 years of his tax returns earlier this year.
11  Cataracts is a condition that affects the transparency of the lenses.