[sem-ee-trans-pair-uhnt, -par-, sem-ahy-]
imperfectly or almost transparent.

1785–95; semi- + transparent

semitransparency, semitransparentness, noun
semitransparently, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
In external appearance the non-medullated nerve fibers are semitransparent and
  gray or yellowish gray.
Sparse arrays of the cells are semitransparent and could be used as tinted,
  energy-producing window coatings.
After the instrument is removed, the seal is visible as a semitransparent
  window, which can safely be divided.
Their wings are thin, semitransparent, and banded with numerous brown or gray
  scalloped lines.
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