Definition of Transparent substance
1. Noun. A material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Isinglass, Mica, Hyalin, Hyaline
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Literary usage of Transparent substance
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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... but if it is cut at a suitable angle, and the parts joined by a layer of Canada balsam —a transparent substance, with a refractive index intermediate to ..."
2. Elementary Crystallography: Being Part One of General Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1910)
"A transparent substance transmits nearly all the light that penetrates its mass; ie, ... An object can be seen distinctly through a transparent substance. ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1845)
"... that the transparent substance exerts upon each element of the ethereal fluid forces which depend simply upon the displacements of that element ..."
4. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1867)
"It is this transparent substance which is tinged with the beautiful purple hue so well known to microscopists. Mr. Hurst expressed his disappointment that ..."
5. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal by Robert Chambers, William Chambers (1851)
"... they held at the first, at a certain point l>eyond the lens: the transparent substance effects this sifting in virtue of the curvature of its surface. ..."
6. Microscopical Researches Into the Accordance in the Structure and Growth of by Theodor Schwann (1847)
"When some of this transparent substance, taken from a foetus of the size before mentioned (and in order to exclude as completely as possible the embryonal ..."