Etymology
Advertisement

transparency (n.)

1610s, "condition of being transparent," from Medieval Latin transparentia, from transparentem (see transparent). Meaning "that which is transparent" is from 1590s; of pictures, prints, etc., from 1785; in photography from 1866. Related: Transparence.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of transparency

transparency (n.)
permitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation;
Synonyms: transparence
transparency (n.)
the quality of being clear and transparent;
Synonyms: transparence / transparentness
transparency (n.)
picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector;
Synonyms: foil
From wordnet.princeton.edu