from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Partially transparent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Translucent. Allowing some visibility but clouded or obscured.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Half or imperfectly transparent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Half-transparent or imperfectly transparent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. allowing light to pass through diffusely
It is possible to make glazes with every degree of transparency or opacity, such as semitransparent or semiopaque.
Designed by Tokyo-based architects Atelier Bow-Wow, the Lab or "traveling toolbox" is a two-story, 2,200-square-foot rectangular structure wrapped in a semitransparent mesh.
The technology would embed hundreds of semitransparent LEDs onto a thin lens, letting wearers experience augmented reality right through their eyes.
“They appear to be semitransparent,” the captain observed.
Those tall windows have been replaced with a triangulating pattern of semitransparent mirror glass etched with the museum's name in 3 ½ -foot-tall hot-pink letters — making it loud and clear that something different is going on inside.
Conceptually similar to GM's AUTOnomy fuel-cell concept of 2002, the i8—like its urban-EV sibling, the i3—is radically different in one respect: BMW says it is actually going to build it, virtually as it appears in concept-car form, complete with its semitransparent body panels, butterfly doors, glowing blue grilles and laser headlights.
And while a Behr product is still tops among stains, a semitransparent stain from Sikkens is also proving impressive in our tests.
As Eva studied the semitransparent sheet, faint lines of text scrolled up to meet her roving gaze.
He sniffed it, put it to his ear, and gazed into the semitransparent shell before gently placing it down again.
Then Kyle imagined he could see a semitransparent duplicate of Manolis rise up from his own body and join the first ghostly figure.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.