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[loo k-throo] /ˈlʊkˌθru/
noun
1.
the opacity and texture of paper when inspected by transmitted light.
Also called see-through.
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Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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look through

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