Definition of See-through

1. Adjective. So thin as to transmit light. "Vaporous silks"




Definition of See-through

1. Adjective. transparent or translucent; that can be seen through ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of See-through

seductresses
sedulities
sedulity
sedulous
sedulously
sedulousness
sedulousnesses
sedum
sedums
see't
see-saw
see-sawed
see-sawing
see-saws
see-through (current term)
see-thru
see a man
see a man about a dog
see a man about a horse
see also
see double
see eye to eye
see fit
see in
see into
see mui
see off
see out
see over

Literary usage of See-through

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1. Sermons by Hugh Blair (1822)
"for now we see through a glass, darkly.-^l COR. xiii. 12. THE Apostle here describes the imperfection of our knowledge with relation to spiritual and ..."

2. Sermons by Hugh Blair (1822)
"For now we see through a glass, darkly.—1 COR. xiii. 12. THE Apostle here describes the imperfection of our knowledge with relation to spiritual and eternal ..."

3. Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Interstate Commerce Commission Under by Edward Beauchamp Peirce (1908)
"Through routes, joint rate not essential to existence of. see "Through routes* " 12 13. Unauthorized joint rate, difference in rates resulting from ..."

4. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"You may see through all chronicles ' and histories, that the priests joined with the powers of the nations ; the 4 magistrates, sooth-sayers, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1887)
"he wanted. He bent his away. " Look into the water," he said a little roughly. " The water is falling ; I can see through to the sand. ..."

6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1871)
"They always seem to me to see, through all these differences, the unity of the Spirit, and I believe we may learn a very great lesson from them. The Eev. ..."

7. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... to see through ; see Perspective. Der. perspicaci-ous, a coined word, as an equivalent to Lat. perspicax ; perspicacious-ly, -ness. And see Perspicuous. ..."

8. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"was>so sharp sighted he could see through the earth, and distinguish objects nine miles off. That Lynceus may be matched ..."

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