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  • As a safety measure, the school now insists that all backpacks and school bags be transparent.
    transparent = easily seen through
  • The skin on his lower face had regrown, but it was thin and waxy, as if someone had taken sandpaper and rubbed it to the point of transparency.   (source)
    transparency = being able to see through it
  • It delivered two liters of oxygen to me each minute through a cannula, a transparent tube that split just beneath my neck, wrapped behind my ears, and then reunited in my nostrils.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • Unlike the ghosts around them, Peeves the Poltergeist was the very reverse of pale and transparent.   (source)
  • Twice I walked into a spider's web, feeling the fine, transparent threads across my face, and I liked them there.   (source)
  • Just above his head, the raindrop paused, wobbling in midair like a transparent pearl, and began to fall again.   (source)
  • The wall flickered, quivered, grew transparent.   (source)
  • The flesh of his face was becoming transparent, letting me see straight through to his skull.   (source)
  • A white woman stood behind a transparent glass window; her voice came through the speakers underneath it.   (source)
  • Coming towards us there's a small procession, a funeral: three women, each with a black transparent veil thrown over her headdress.   (source)
    transparent = easily seen through
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  • They sat hunched on the bench, each holding in hand a hornbook, a small stout-handled wooden slab on which was fastened a tiny sheet of paper, protected by a thin strip of transparent horn held in place by a narrow leather strip and tiny brass nails.   (source)
  • Exposure to the air had bleached the yellow and pink to near-white, and transparency.   (source)
    transparency = able to be seen through lately
  • Transparent, ghostly, hardly visible, but there they were.   (source)
    transparent = easily seen through
  • But now it is impossible for her to pass through the transparent glass wall and return to this side.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through with clarity
  • Water has turned her white top totally transparent, and I can see her bra—striped—and all the bones of her spine.   (source)
  • She demurred, thinking it might be too transparent when wet.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • He's wearing a pale-yellow button-down collared shirt that is slightly transparent under the kitchen lights, revealing the outline of his undershirt.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • Soon I'll be ice … clear, transparent ice, ice so cold and pure it can move anywhere without being seen.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • Her eyebrows and lashes turned white, then transparent, and then they no longer existed.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through with clarity
  • There was such a depth of it, and yet it was almost as transparent as air.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • I often become so lost in the play of soft light and transparent shadow, that I almost fail to hear the commands.   (source)
  • In an old-fashioned whatnot in the living room are seen scores of transparent glass animals.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again. The wreaths of transparent gloom moved away towards the castle, and were lost.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • She was so thin that she seemed almost transparent, the arms she put round his neck were frail bones that reminded you of chicken bones, and her faded face was oh! so wrinkled.   (source)
  • One could make an animal—a tissue—transparent!   (source)
    transparent = capable of being clearly seen through
  • Scrooge asked the question, because he didn't know whether a ghost so transparent might find himself in a condition to take a chair; and felt that in the event of its being impossible, it might involve the necessity of an embarrassing explanation.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • So much depends upon the transparent G-tube erupting from the gut of the blue-lipped boy.   (source)
  • I hadn't seen it before because it was half transparent, like the dead.   (source)
  • "It's just transparent like glass this time," he told her.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • In the center of it was a large, round, transparent column, and inside this column was a man.   (source)
  • He moved rapidly down the corridor and again held up his hand to make the wall transparent.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • Sickly, she turned away from her brother, back to the transparent wall.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • Pearly-white and slightly transparent, they glided across the room talking to one another and hardly glancing at the first years.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • It was Nearly Headless Nick, no longer pearly-white and transparent, but black and smoky, floating immobile and horizontal, six inches off the floor.   (source)
  • Silence had hovered over my head, beauty multiplying in the air, the trees so transparent I felt I could see through to something pure inside them.   (source)
  • I thought he should continue to act, in public, as if I were a large vase or a window: part of the background, inanimate or transparent.   (source)
    transparent = invisible (or like a window--ignored while looking beyond it)
  • Great drabs of tar flew sputtering from the barn roof until the whole structure became transparent, down to the glowing ribs.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • First two points of mast, then sails, transparent and wraithlike in the fog, then, as Kit strained her eyes, the looming hull, the prow, and the curved tail of a fish.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • "You look troubled, young Potter," said Nick, folding a transparent letter as he spoke and tucking it inside his doublet.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • Out of the corner of my eye, I could see them all just fine, but if I focused on any one of them in particular, they started looking … transparent.   (source)
  • He knew that wasn't possible—the rough timbered wall of the stairwell should have blocked his view—but his sleep had a lucidity that rendered the wall as transparent as glass.   (source)
  • As Charles Wallace lunged at her she flung herself against the transparent door and she was through it.   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • The wall is transparent, now.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • The Transparent Column   (source)
    transparent = able to be seen through
  • Seeing him in the light of day or the light of the cafeteria made me feel like my skin had become transparent and the whole school could see inside me.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through with clarity
  • The face was thinner and the skin was pulled back tighter so that it looked almost transparent under the clusters of freckles.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
  • Mr. Percy Poindexter was not in Savannah now, and scarcely in this world, for after the exhalation of each breath you waited and waited for that delicate little contraption of matchwood and transparent parchment and filigree of blue veins to gather strength enough for one more effort.   (source)
  • Mr. Poindexter reclined in his wheel chair, his transparent hands lying on the wine-colored silk of his dressing gown, his pale-blue eyes fixed on the metaphysical distance, and breathed each breath, saying…   (source)
  • Her arm, strong and muscular, was bare to the elbow; he passed his hand over it and wondered at its beauty; it gleamed in the darkness; she had the skin that Rubens painted, astonishingly fair and transparent, and on one side were little golden hairs.   (source)
  • His body was transparent; so that Scrooge, observing him, and looking through his waistcoat, could see the two buttons on his coat behind.   (source)
  • When Scrooge awoke, it was so dark, that looking out of bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of his chamber.   (source)
  • Tamar emptied the spoon onto the hot pudding and, for just a few seconds, it wore a transparent cloak of flickering blue fire.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through with clarity
  • The hawk nose seemed to be paper thin and almost transparent.   (source)
    transparent = capable of being seen through
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  • It was a transparent lie.
    transparent = obvious
  • It was terrifying to think of myself so obvious, so transparent.   (source)
    transparent = obvious (despite attempts not to be)
  • She felt soft at every level, and transparent.   (source)
    transparent = obvious
  • I feel transparent. Surely they will be able to see through me.   (source)
    transparent = easily seen and understood (despite attempts to hide deceive)
  • Am I that transparent?   (source)
    transparent = obvious
  • "Then be reasonable and use your head," he said coldly, suddenly feeling so old, too old for such a transparently false lack of feeling.   (source)
    transparently = obviously
  • Philip knew very little about women, or he would have been aware that one should accept their most transparent lies.   (source)
    transparent = obvious
  • I felt blasted with the desire, irradiated, rendered transparent.   (source)
  • Transparent heretics, be burnt for liars!   (source)
    transparent = obvious (despite attempts to hide it)
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  • The best hope for limiting excessive political influence of special interest groups is to make the decision-making process more transparent.
    transparent = easily observable or understood
  • She'd imagined he would stay transparent to her, more part of her, for so much longer.   (source)
    transparent = easily understood
  • I think it's her transparency—everything she thinks or feels is written all over her face, and even if it wasn't, she'd say it anyway, because she says what she thinks, without thinking first.   (source)
    transparency = easily observable or understood
  • Jem's head at times was transparent: he had thought that up to make me understand he wasn't afraid of Radleys in any shape or form, to contrast his own fearless heroism with my cowardice.   (source)
    transparent = easily understood
  • "The Asian system is transparent," says Karen Fuson, a Northwestern University psychologist who has closely studied Asian-Western differences.   (source)
    transparent = easily observable or understood
  • All my life, I have lived like an aquarium fish in the safety of a glass tank, behind a barrier as impenetrable as it has been transparent.   (source)
    transparent = easily observable
  • If he seems to have depth to me, do I seem shallow and transparent to him?   (source)
  • The normal process was the reverse, but he believed that in her case there were such transparent mental disturbances and such an unequivocal forensic psychiatric assessment that he was left with no alternative.   (source)
    transparent = easily observable or understood
  • If these walls weren't so thin and my life weren't so transparent, I could throw the glass against the wall, smash it with a rock, destroy with abandon and noise.   (source)
    transparent = easily observable
  • What was required of Ratwatte was that he communicate, and communicate not just in the sense of issuing commands but also in the sense of encouraging and cajoling and calming and negotiating and sharing information in the clearest and most transparent manner possible.   (source)
    transparent = easily observable or understood
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  • All of these things are expressions of the peculiarities of the human mind and heart, a refutation of the notion that the way we function and communicate and process information is straightforward and transparent.   (source)
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  • Occasionally they knelt to examine a shell or a strand of transparent seaweed spiraled into art.†   (source)
  • She was transparent, but she was there.†   (source)
  • A lifting of both eyebrows, the candid, transparent stare of a double agent.†   (source)
  • Whenever he looked at Doctor Papineau he saw that fatherly hand laid on Claude's shoulder and he thought the old man was a fool to let himself be manipulated so transparently.†   (source)
  • The block of ice holding her gradually became transparent.†   (source)
  • It's totally transparent to the user.†   (source)
  • A transparent blue shield appeared around the Vonnegut's hull.†   (source)
  • The hole was connected by a rubber tube to a catchment pouch made of thick, transparent plastic.†   (source)
  • And he felt like a ghost… transparent… floating from seaport to seaport.†   (source)
  • One of the walls was exposed stone, glistening with some kind of transparent sealant.†   (source)
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  • The silvery substance had become transparent; it looked like glass.†   (source)
  • "You're ridiculously transparent.†   (source)
  • The icy transparent water was colder than he had expected, but he plunged forward and began stroking.†   (source)
  • In the bottom of the cupboard was a large plastic toolbox which was full of tools for doing Do It Yourself, like a drill and a paintbrush and some screws and a hammer, but I could see these without opening the box because it was made of transparent gray plastic.†   (source)
  • But the dragonfly just slowly flapped its red-veined transparent wings, and then, when Tim moved his arm, flew off again, "Which way do we go?"†   (source)
  • Was she so transparent?†   (source)
  • I watched as the veins on his forehead became transparent through his flesh and disappeared as he absorbed the contents of the book or thought about whatever else was on his mind.†   (source)
  • He was mortally cute; he had a furry animal attractiveness—except for the nakedness of his nearly transparent ears, and the rodentlike way they protruded from his sharp face.†   (source)
  • Some kind of transparent safe.†   (source)
  • It was a strange furnace, fueled by firewood, with a transparent flask heating on top.†   (source)
  • Who could resist the warm tropical trade winds, the transparent, inviting water, the powerful winter waves and the casual, relaxed lifestyle?†   (source)
  • Suddenly I saw a dragonfly with a large crimson body and transparent wings.†   (source)
  • As an attempt to placate me, it was pretty transparent.†   (source)
  • Outside the walls was a bright green field of grasses and shrubs which was of course perfectly visible through the transparent walls, so standing in the Reptile Room was like being inside and outside at the same time.†   (source)
  • His father wears a transparent white Punjabi top over bell-bottom trousers.†   (source)
  • When they start to get transparent, add the ground meat, cumin, and a little sugar.†   (source)
  • The wall is so transparent, Finnick and I run smack into it and bounce back onto the jungle floor.†   (source)
  • A twenty-foot-high transparent globe floated next to his boat, rolling and bobbing, glistening in the brilliant sun.†   (source)
  • Suddenly the wall behind Bonzo became transparent.†   (source)
  • "Hate to go like this," Cherry said, plucking at the collar of his shirt, which was transparent and stuck to him with sweat.†   (source)
  • Anyone who examined the wall too closely would have noticed that the slightly transparent patch was exactly the same as the stretch beside it.†   (source)
  • You were still just one of three people sitting at a table surrounded by dozens of other tables, all empty, all covered with those transparent plastic dustcloths.†   (source)
  • The shallow green river becomes transparent, with only a soft trickling sound that makes the water real.†   (source)
  • Then Durza's skin turned transparent.†   (source)
  • The transparent film made her face look slick with oil.†   (source)
  • Her lips puckered in disappointment at the transparent honesty in my voice.†   (source)
  • "It's transparent?"†   (source)
  • The transparent ones could be anything.†   (source)
  • A denseness that was also a transparency.†   (source)
  • The gasoline had made the pages almost transparent, like parchment, and they flared up at once.†   (source)
  • At first it was transparent, but as our father struggled and pounded on its sides, the coffin became more and more solid—a golden Egyptian sarcophagus inlaid with jewels.†   (source)
  • Ammu wondered at the transparency of that kiss.†   (source)
  • In the faint light she looked half-transparent, bleached of color, wrapped in white like an angel.†   (source)
  • And he said, "That's a little transparent, don't you think?"†   (source)
  • This surprised Nan, and she credited his new transparency to the trauma and morphine.†   (source)
  • My cotton trousers cling to my thighs and my faded blue shirt has become embarrassingly transparent.†   (source)
  • Irritated at how transparent I must seem, I muttered, "She's not my girl."†   (source)
  • There the pipes are transparent.†   (source)
  • The sultry weather presaged the first rains of the year, but the transparent air and the Sunday silence in the harbor seemed to belong to a more benevolent month.†   (source)
  • But when Old Father Sun departs, the chromoplastic reverts to transparency in the dark.†   (source)
  • A transparent-winged bug sets down from the heat on a stalk of grass by Chris's foot.†   (source)
  • Others are less common: chrysolite, which is light to olive green; jacinth, a transparent red.†   (source)
  • What my bosses did not know was that behind my journalistic wanderings was a secret agenda: to use my position as a columnist to engineer as many shamelessly transparent "working holidays" as I possibly could.†   (source)
  • He remembered one soldier in particular from whose hands the skin had peeled like fine transparent gloves; even the fingernails had come away.†   (source)
  • The girl was holding a glass full of a transparent drink and seemed to have her eyes fixed over my shoulder on something that stood behind me, a little to my left.†   (source)
  • One night one of the tiny drones that kept a watch on their district, part of a swarm, and not larger than a hummingbird, crashed into the transparent plastic flap that served as both door and window of their shanty, and Saeed gathered its motionless iridescent body and showed it to Nadia, and she smiled and said they ought to give it a burial, and they dug a small hole right there, in the hilly soil where it had fallen, using a spade, and then covered this grave again, pressed it…†   (source)
  • The coded talk was so transparent even she could guess what her sister was asking about.†   (source)
  • We, too, are intruders, of course, but unlike us, the new intruder is neither quiet nor transparent.†   (source)
  • He studied me in a way that had me feeling transparent.†   (source)
  • Dewey fired… and again… and again… Neither man fell, though each had been shot through the heart three times; they simply rather slowly turned transparent, by degrees grew invisible, evaporated, though the loud laughter expanded until Dewey bowed before it, ran from it, filled with a despair so mournfully intense that it awakened him.†   (source)
  • We were each issued three blankets so flimsy and worn they were practically transparent.†   (source)
  • August reaches down and pulls a long, nearly transparent orange scarf free from the drawer.†   (source)
  • We had to hook him with all three other poles, and McMurphy leaned down and got a hand in his gills, and with a heave he slid in, transparent white and flat, and flopped down to the bottom of the boat with the doctor.†   (source)
  • Instead, they lived along the borders of two inaccessible but transparent worlds, separated by some invisible border, like birds from fish.†   (source)
  • Norah wondered if her own face had been so transparent.†   (source)
  • A ripple spread outward in subsiding circles, breaking both the reflections and the transparency.†   (source)
  • Something about his tone made me trust he was being completely transparent.†   (source)
  • Actually, they looked exactly as I imagined ghosts would—smoky and transparent and creepy.†   (source)
  • For a second when I look around the room everything seems fuzzy and slightly distorted, like I'm not really looking at my room but only at a transparency of my room that's been laid down incorrectly so the corners don't match up with the real thing.†   (source)
  • The flowers themselves were not spiny, but made of some nearly transparent material that looked as though it would shrivel and bruise if you touched it.†   (source)
  • Miro came forward and Kate felt transparent, wondering if he were suspicious.†   (source)
  • What once seemed like the most transparent and pure of thin-slicing exercises turns into something quite confusing.†   (source)
  • Chemotherapy had killed the cancer—at the cost of nearly all his hair, and turning his skin into a sort of transparent parchment.†   (source)
  • I passed a sunroom where a woman in a wheelchair was reading a book, the light slanting through a window just enough to make her almost transparent, and came to a large room with a high ceiling and a shiny floor.†   (source)
  • He opened his eyes to the phantasmagorical vision of the seventy-eight-year-old Vera standing over him in a transparent negligee.†   (source)
  • The transparent underskin tore like gossamer under his fingers.†   (source)
  • Most of those men had been fairly easy to read; no matter how polite and charming or rough and unrefined they might be, everything they did seemed like transparent efforts at getting her into bed.†   (source)
  • They are transparent to him.†   (source)
  • But to the wizard's eye there was a faint change just a hint as it were of transparency, about him, and especially about the left hand that lay outside upon the coverlet.†   (source)
  • But worst of all, they were transparent, gossamer, like stage drops made of silk.†   (source)
  • She seemed to be detaching herself from the world, growing ever lighter, more transparent, more winged.†   (source)
  • Globules of perspiration glistened like transparent pearls around his mustache and swelled like opaque blisters under his eyes.†   (source)
  • The paper is as thin and transparent as an insect wing.†   (source)
  • The tongues of flame were still transparent, still hot, but they consumed nothing and made no sound.†   (source)
  • Once he finally starts talking, he's open and transparent.†   (source)
  • The letter looked discolored by age, almost transparent, in danger of crumbling into dust.†   (source)
  • Old lawyers like Lucien who reveled in dirty tricks and ambushes hated the new rules because they were designed to promote fairness and transparency.†   (source)
  • Dwight's motivations were transparent, but Phil Grant was a different animal.†   (source)
  • "I'm so transparent?"†   (source)
  • You go along for years knowing something is wrong, then suddenly you discover that you're as transparent as air.†   (source)
  • The hissing began to grow less, the bubbles settled, and what had looked like a foul mess was actually becoming transparent.†   (source)
  • In the early evening, Mrs. Mompellion appeared at the door, her face so pale it looked transparent as a frosted pane.†   (source)
  • They are transparent.†   (source)
  • The next to the last section is nearly transparent and if the crab is due to moult in less than a couple of weeks, the faint line of the new shell can be seen growing there beneath the present one.†   (source)
  • The bubbles were almost transparent now, but when they broke they left light trails of starch on top of the water that curled around her fingers.†   (source)
  • I could see nothing of the suit's wearer but a pair of eyes looked at me through small, transparent windows.†   (source)
  • Eugenides looked up at her, and Attolia felt transparent, as if her mask were gone, as if he could see her heart and know that a moment before it had been stopped by grief.†   (source)
  • "How did you know?" asked Max, troubled that his thoughts were so transparent.†   (source)
  • Billy's perceptions were so unreliable that he saw the words as hanging in air, painted on a transparent curtain, perhaps.†   (source)
  • Their heads are hairless and their skin is nearly transparent, showing the network of veins and musculature beneath.†   (source)
  • For an instant, it seemed to her that the motors were transparent and she was seeing the net of their nervous system.†   (source)
  • MARTHA: …. with teddy bears and transparent floating goldfish, and a pale blue bed with cane at the headboard when he was older, cane which he wore through …. finally …. with his little hands …. in his …. sleep ….†   (source)
  • It was fashioned from tough, lightweight material that looked nearly transparent.†   (source)
  • This thing has walked off with my bar of Pears Transparent Soap?†   (source)
  • His face was so bony and gaunt that at times his sallow skin appeared transparent, but his pale blue eyes were sharp and belied a canny stealth and intelligence.†   (source)
  • Her eyes were closed, though just barely, the lids frail and milky and almost transparent in the dim light.†   (source)
  • … always such a transparent device.†   (source)
  • As they rolled over the marshes before Venice, he fell back in his seat, windburnt and exhausted, and noticed that the bottle of water, but for its slight and elegant blue tint, was the smoothest, clearest, and most transparent thing he had ever seen.†   (source)
  • He was sitting out on the stoop with the dogs, smoking a cigarette—the twilight still at that stage where it's transparent, the fireflies just beginning to turn on and off in the yard—when a car he didn't know pulled in, a beat-up Chevrolet driven by a fellow in a seed-store cap.†   (source)
  • He hadn't realized he was that transparent, even with her.†   (source)
  • I think my face would have flushed with that thought anyway, but when the two of them looked at me, I felt totally transparent; I felt they each had a private movie of Merle and me behind the auditorium stage that one day, that they knew my every wonderful sensation and thought, that they knew my every fear and doubt.†   (source)
  • We had an attractive box printed, which was covered with a transparent plastic top that showcased the duck call.†   (source)
  • Was a transparent plastic tent over bed which accounted for fact I was having no trouble breathing.†   (source)
  • "It's pretty transparent."†   (source)
  • Spring arrived at the Hollow and everything was transparent green.†   (source)
  • He looked down at them for the simple reason that he was about twelve feet tall: he was also semi-transparent.†   (source)
  • I have always detested this quality in women, this crude use of sex—so dishonest, so transparent.†   (source)
  • The monofilament line is transparent, said to be invisible to fish, and is completely invisible to me without my glasses.†   (source)
  • The manager handed her a set of flimsy transparent garments and told her to put them on right away.†   (source)
  • I did not see the ice that glazed the dock in a thin, transparent sheet until I was in midair.†   (source)
  • And something like that went through my head when a barefooted man turned up wearing a fireman's helmet with the transparent plastic visor pulled down.†   (source)
  • Tenderly, he looked into the rushing water, into the transparent green, into the crystal lines of its drawing, so rich in secrets.†   (source)
  • Cupping the entire area is a transparent dome, protecting it against the polar cold and anything else unwanted within.†   (source)
  • A single transparent bulb hung down on Mr. Jerger and a small table.†   (source)
  • The plan is quite transparent, but it gives us a certain breathing space; and we must make the most of it.†   (source)
  • Transparent, manifold, scalloped along their inward edges like the valves of a sea creature, they moved delectably on the air of the open window.†   (source)
  • For my little grandson, I thought, who has had so much to bear from his birth, and I pictured his white transparent cheeks flushing with excitement while Ira hovered nearby with her face like a flower and the rare smile that graced it.†   (source)
  • His mother was absorbed into their floating, transparent colors.†   (source)
  • The floor was transparent crystal, and gave a clear uninterrupted view of a boudoir on the floor below.†   (source)
  • Soon the beech trees had put forth their delicate, transparent leaves.†   (source)
  • The large hall lay quiet and dimly illuminated by hidden light sources in the transparent walls.†   (source)
  • She knew it: she felt transparent, clairvoyant, containing all things.†   (source)
  • This does not mean that the person is wearing plastic wrap or glass or anything else transparent.†   (source)
  • "A transparent bluff," Olivetti snapped.†   (source)
  • His skin turned transparent, revealing the bronze gears and machinery whirring inside his body.†   (source)
  • Harry leaned forwards over it and saw that it had become transparent.†   (source)
  • Water ran from his wet jeans and jacket, and made the white shirt he was wearing transparent.†   (source)
  • She lifted the transparent lid on the machine.†   (source)
  • There was a family wrapped completely in plastic, a single large sheet of transparent polyethylene.†   (source)
  • Thick plastic sheets hang from rafters, creating transparent, temporary corridors.†   (source)
  • He turns off his view of the Metaverse entirely, making the goggles totally transparent.†   (source)
  • Transparent and insidious, but soulless all the same.†   (source)
  • The capsule's transparent lid was open, and a very old man in an oxygen mask lay inside.†   (source)
  • Og flew back into the DJ booth, which closed up around him like a transparent cocoon.†   (source)
  • Patrick calls me gorgeous when he wants to get his leg over, but he's fairly transparent like that.†   (source)
  • Then a transparent Roman soldier on a spotted horse.†   (source)
  • "Er — well — ghosts are transparent —" he said.†   (source)
  • Paul was a silhouette against moon-frosted rocks seen through the tent's transparent end.†   (source)
  • Chords float past in transparent riffles.†   (source)
  • Her fourth client was the first to notice that it was Mae, Transparent Mae, handling her query.†   (source)
  • In the far distance, Wang saw a long range of transparent mountains also rising up.†   (source)
  • The EMV was an old, transparent Vikken Scenic with no palmlocks on the ignition plate or diskey.†   (source)
  • Now he was being washed downstream, trapped beneath a transparent ceiling.†   (source)
  • The pressure on those who hadn't gone transparent went from polite to oppressive.†   (source)
  • She stood beside him staring mutely at the giant transparent cubes.†   (source)
  • She rattled out a laugh, showing teeth so old they were nearly transparent.†   (source)
  • I felt her gaze as if I were transparent.†   (source)
  • It had been transparent but was now smirched by heat and smoke.†   (source)
  • A transparent spotted snake with a forked tongue floated across the sky.†   (source)
  • The nurse who was dressing the wound wore transparent protective gear.†   (source)
  • It was easy to see the word Dylar through the transparent tape.†   (source)
  • Each supported a thick, transparent canister about the size of a tennis ball can.†   (source)
  • "You're either transparent or you're not.†   (source)
  • Some of them are transparent and some are blackish brown.†   (source)
  • Despite the transparent outer walls, he felt a familiar anxiety.†   (source)
  • Since she'd gone transparent, she'd become more noble.†   (source)
  • There are also many little tubes, about thumb sized, transparent plastic with a red cap on one end.†   (source)
  • He read the headings as he moved down the transparent barrier.†   (source)
  • Ten million people were now transparent worldwide, the movement irreversible.†   (source)
  • He watched his spirit gurgle heavenward in a burst of transparent bubbles.†   (source)
  • The transparent elected have been used as figureheads, shielding the backroom from view.†   (source)
  • And serving them while transparent made her far better.†   (source)
  • The specter seemed transparent, radiating light.†   (source)
  • Within weeks, the non-transparent officeholders were treated like pariahs.†   (source)
  • Langdon was amazed by the building's striking transparent design.†   (source)
  • Mortati stared in wonder at the transparent cylinder.†   (source)
  • He was ever so slightly transparent—a Projection, she realized.†   (source)
  • Just Al and the Shining Man, in the middle of a tower of crystal, bright and transparent.†   (source)
  • Did you really think you could render me helpless with such a petty, transparent trick?†   (source)
  • Almost instantly, the sheet disappeared as though it were completely transparent.†   (source)
  • Setting the box on the desk, she rifled through the transparent plates and pulled one out.†   (source)
  • Then she took out a small transparent packet.†   (source)
  • Calumny found children to be more transparent and honest than adults.†   (source)
  • Clary's gaze had gone immediately to the transparent coffin on its pedestal of stone.†   (source)
  • "And here we go with another transparent fib … ," she observed with thinning patience.†   (source)
  • The stone began to turn transparent, and Jocelyn braced herself to see what was beyond the walls.†   (source)
  • In each of his big worn hands, he carried the transparent halves of the cracked-open Human Body.†   (source)
  • The flying slither was circling them slowly, its leathery wings transparent against the cold moon.†   (source)
  • So bright and colorful but also completely transparent.†   (source)
  • He still held his Stygian sword, but his hands were dark and transparent like smoky glass.†   (source)
  • The camera was a transparent device to scan the crowds; the initial meeting ground was not far away.†   (source)
  • His eyes focused singularly on me, leaving me feeling transparent.†   (source)
  • Surely she knew how transparent her errand was.†   (source)
  • The entire transparent top collapsed into the rear.†   (source)
  • It's very early in the morning and the light is a transparent blue.†   (source)
  • Most looked like Lares from Camp Jupiter—transparent purple wraiths in tunics and sandals.†   (source)
  • And Cedric, feeling suddenly transparent, folds with a glum, "Whatever."†   (source)
  • My transparent sincerity seemed to ease a bit of his tension.†   (source)
  • His hair was wet, dripping onto the shoulders of his white shirt and making it transparent.†   (source)
  • A forty-mile drive into being transparent, awful but not unaccustomed.†   (source)
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