transparency

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transparent +‎ -cy

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transparency (countable and uncountable, plural transparencies)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being transparent; transparence.
  2. (uncountable) Openness; accessibility to scrutiny.
  3. (countable, photography) A translucent film-like material with an image imprinted on it, viewable by shining light through it.
  4. (countable) A transparent object.
  5. (signal processing) Sufficient accuracy to make the compressed result perceptually indistinguishable from the uncompressed input.

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