look through

look-through

[look-throo]
noun
the opacity and texture of paper when inspected by transmitted light.
Also called see-through.
Compare look-down.


Origin:
1935–40

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look through
 
vb (or tr, adverb)
1.  to examine, esp cursorily: he looked through his notes before the lecture
2.  (intr, preposition) to ignore (a person) deliberately: whenever he meets his ex-girlfriend, she looks straight through him

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