Definition of Semitransparent

1. Adjective. Allowing light to pass through diffusely. "Semitransparent curtains at the windows"

Exact synonyms: Translucent
Similar to: Clear
Derivative terms: Semitransparency, Translucence, Translucency



Definition of Semitransparent

1. a. Half or imperfectly transparent.

Definition of Semitransparent

1. Adjective. Translucent. Allowing some visibility but clouded or obscured. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semitransparent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semitransparent

semitonally
semitone
semitones
semitonic
semitonically
semitragic
semitrailer
semitrailers
semitrained
semitrance
semitransept
semitransepts
semitranslucent
semitransparencies
semitransparency
semitransparent (current term)
semitrivial
semitrivial name
semitropic
semitropical
semitropics
semitruck
semitrucks
semitutorial
semiurban
semivalent
semivariance
semivariances
semivariogram
semivariograms

Literary usage of Semitransparent

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1. The Chemical Basis of the Animal Body: An Appendix to Foster's Text Book of by Arthur Sheridan Lea (1892)
"... prisms or columns with pyramidal ends ; these are frequently arranged in groups and present a semitransparent, milky appearance. Fio. 31. ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... and it will be an improvement to add semitransparent parts ; which may he done by mixing whiting with some of the paste to weaken its operation in ..."

3. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"Tunic tawny, pubescent, semitransparent; hairs straight and slightly ... Indusium semitransparent, obsoletely striate, thicker and firmer than the tunic. ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1836)
"Tubercular matter in the lungs Dr Clark describes as assuming three distinct forms; the first, that of gray semitransparent granulations; the second, ..."

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