[trans-pair-uhn-see, -par-]
noun, plural transparencies.
Also, transparence. the quality or state of being transparent.
something transparent, especially a picture, design, or the like on glass or some translucent substance, made visible by light shining through from behind.
the proportion of the light that is passed through the emulsion on an area of a photographic image.
a photographic print on a clear base for viewing by transmitted light.

1585–95; < Medieval Latin trānspārentia. See transparent, -ency

nontransparence, noun
nontransparency, noun Unabridged
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transparency (trænsˈpærənsɪ, -ˈpɛər-)
n , pl -cies
1.  Also called: transparence the state of being transparent
2.  Also called: slide a positive photograph on a transparent base, usually mounted in a frame or between glass plates. It can be viewed by means of a slide projector

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Example sentences
Opacity was understood as the ally of corruption, transparency the enemy.
Have each group place one transparency map atop the other and then put a blank
  transparency sheet over those two.
Yet a functioning democracy demands maximum accountability and transparency.
But the real push for transparency has come from the scandals that often breed
  in opaque government.
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