guileless vs transparent what difference

what is difference between guileless and transparent

English

Etymology

guile +‎ -less

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaɪl.ləs/, [ˈɡaɪɫ.ləs]

Adjective

guileless (comparative more guileless, superlative most guileless)

  1. Free from guile; honest but naive.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:naive

Translations



English

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin trānspārēns, trānspārēntis (transparent), present participle of transpareō, from Latin trans + pareō. Displaced native Old English þurhsīene.

Pronunciation

  • (General American)
    • (Marymarrymerry distinction) IPA(key): /tɹæn(t)sˈpæɹənt/, /tɹænz-/
    • (Marymarrymerry merger) IPA(key): /tɹæn(t)sˈpɛɹənt/, /tɹænz-/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɹæn(t)sˈpæɹənt/, /tɹænzˈpæɹənt/

Adjective

transparent (comparative more transparent, superlative most transparent)

  1. (of a material or object) See-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.
  2. (of a system or organization) Open, public; having the property that theories and practices are publicly visible, thereby reducing the chance of corruption.
  3. Obvious; readily apparent; easy to see or understand.
  4. (signal processing) Having the property of transparency, i.e. sufficiently accurate that the compressed result is perceptually indistinguishable from the uncompressed input.
  5. (computing) Not noticeable because it happens automatically or in the background; invisible.
    • 2003, Rolf Oppliger, Security Technologies for the World Wide Web (page 34)
      In order to make that transparent to the user, browsers usually cache the usernames and passwords and retransmit them automatically each time they contact the server.

Usage notes

  • (see-through, clear): The term translucent is similar in meaning, but describes a material or object that diffuses light as it passes through. Looking through a transparent substance (such as a window), one can recognize objects on the other side. Looking through a translucent substance (such as frosted glass), one cannot see objects clearly, only light and shadow.

Synonyms

  • (see-through, clear): see-through, diaphanous, clear, crystalline, limpid
  • (obvious): apparent, clear, obvious

Antonyms

  • (see-through, clear): opaque
  • (obvious): obscure, opaque
  • nontransparent
  • non-transparent

Coordinate terms

  • translucent

Derived terms

  • transparently

Related terms

  • transparency
  • transparently
  • transparentness

Translations


Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin trānspārēns, trānspārēntis (transparent), present participle of transpareō, from Latin trans + pareō.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /tɾəns.pəˈɾent/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /tɾəns.pəˈɾen/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /tɾans.paˈɾent/
  • Rhymes: -ent

Adjective

transparent (masculine and feminine plural transparents)

  1. transparent
    Antonym: opac

Derived terms

  • transparentment

Related terms

  • transparència

Further reading

  • “transparent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “transparent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “transparent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “transparent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Noun

transparent m

  1. banner or placard

Danish

Adjective

transparent

  1. transparent

Noun

transparent c or n (singular definite transparenten or transparentet, plural indefinite transparenter)

  1. banner
  2. transparency, overhead

Synonyms

  • (banner): banner n
  • (transparency): overhead c

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin trānspārēns, trānspārēntis (transparent), present participle of transpareō, from Latin trans + pareō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃s.pa.ʁɑ̃/

Adjective

transparent (feminine singular transparente, masculine plural transparents, feminine plural transparentes)

  1. transparent; see-through
    Le verre est transparent.

    The glass is transparent.
  2. translucid; allowing light to pass through
    Le voile est transparent.

    The veil is translucid.
  3. clear
    un ciel transparent — a clear sky
    une lumière transparente — a clear light
  4. transparent, easy to understand, unambiguous
    une allusion transparente — an unambiguous allusion
  5. unnoticed; invisible
    J’étais transparent à ses regards.

    I was invisible to him/her.
  6. (figuratively) transparent; not hiding anything
    Notre comptabilité est transparente.

    Our accounting is transparent.
  7. (linguistics) having the same meaning in several languages
    un mot transparent — an international word

Antonyms

  • (linguistics): faux-ami

Related terms

  • transparence

Noun

transparent m (plural transparents)

  1. paper having ruled lines put underneath a white sheet of paper in order to write straight
    Cet enfant ne saurait écrire sans transparent.
  2. (obsolete) screen lit from behind (now: enseigne lumineuse)
    Le soir, cette boutique avait pour enseigne un magnifique transparent.
  3. plastic film used to show images with an overhead
    La présentation était trop rapide. J’ai à peine eu le temps de recopier les transparents.

References

  • “transparent” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Further reading

  • “transparent” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Etymology

18th century, from French transparent.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌtʁanspaˈʁɛnt/

Adjective

transparent (comparative transparenter, superlative am transparentesten)

  1. translucent (allowing light to pass through)
    Synonym: lichtdurchlässig
  2. (less common) fully transparent; see-through
    Synonym: durchsichtig
  3. (figuratively) transparent
    Synonyms: durchschaubar, nachvollziehbar

Declension

Derived terms

  • Transparent
  • Transparentpapier
  • Transparenz

Further reading

  • “transparent” in Duden online

Latin

Verb

trānspārent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of trānspāreō

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From French transparent, from Medieval Latin transparens, from Latin transparere

Adjective

transparent (indefinite singular transparent, definite singular and plural transparente, comparative mer transparent, superlative mest transparent)

  1. transparent (quality of a material)

Synonyms

  • gjennomsiktig

Noun

transparent m (definite singular transparenten, indefinite plural transparenter, definite plural transparentene)
transparent n (definite singular transparentet, indefinite plural transparent or transparenter, definite plural transparenta or transparentene)

  1. a banner
  2. a transparency (for use with a projector)

Synonyms

  • (banner): banner

References

  • “transparent” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From French transparent, from Medieval Latin transparens, from Latin transparere

Adjective

transparent (indefinite singular transparent, definite singular and plural transparente)

  1. transparent (quality of a material)
    Synonyms: gjennomsiktig, gjennomsynleg

Noun

transparent m (definite singular transparenten, indefinite plural transparentar, definite plural transparentane)

  1. a banner
    Synonym: banner
  2. a transparency (for use with a projector)
  3. a White Transparent cultivar of apple

Usage notes

  • (banner; transparency): In these senses, this noun was considered grammatically neuter prior to a 2018 spelling decision.

References

  • “transparent” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From French transparent, from Medieval Latin trānspārēns, present participle of transpareō, from Latin trans + pareō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tranˈspa.rɛnt/

Noun

transparent m inan

  1. banner

Declension


Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French transparent, Medieval Latin trānspārēns, trānspārēntis (transparent), present participle of transpareō, from Latin trans + pareō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌtran.spaˈrent/

Adjective

transparent m or n (feminine singular transparentă, masculine plural transparenți, feminine and neuter plural transparente)

  1. transparent

Declension

Related terms

  • transparență
  • transpărea

See also

  • translucid
  • străveziu
  • clar
  • limpede

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