- (Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Free from what obscures or dims: clear, crystal clear, crystalline, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent. See CLEAR. 2. Admitting light so that objects beyond can be seen: clear, crystal clear, crystalline, limpid, lucid, pellucid, translucent, transparent. See CLEAR.
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see-through — /see throoh /, adj. 1. Also, see thru /see throoh /. transparent: a see through blouse. n. 2. a degree of or variation in transparency. 3. a see through item of clothing. 4. look through. [1940 45; adj., n. use of v. phrase see through] * * * … Universalium
see-through — adj a see through material or surface allows you to see through it ▪ a see through blouse … Dictionary of contemporary English
see-through — [sē′thro͞o΄] adj. that can be seen through; more or less transparent or translucent [see through fabric, see through packages] … English World dictionary
see-through — see ,through adjective made of cloth or plastic that you can see through: TRANSPARENT: a see through blouse … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
see-through — (adj.) 1950, from SEE (Cf. see) (v.) + THROUGH (Cf. through) … Etymology dictionary
see-through — see′ through adj. 1) cvb Also, see′ thru . transparent 2) cvb a degree of transparency 3) cvb a see through item of clothing • Etymology: 1940–45 … From formal English to slang
see through — (someone/something) to understand the hidden truth about someone or something. She saw through his excuse as an effort to put the blame on someone else … New idioms dictionary
see through — ► see through 1) support (a person) for the duration of a difficult time. 2) persist with (an undertaking) until it is completed. 3) detect the true nature of. Main Entry: ↑see … English terms dictionary
see through — index construe (comprehend), dispatch (dispose of), execute (accomplish), follow up, implement … Law dictionary
see-through — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ transparent or translucent … English terms dictionary
see through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms see through : present tense I/you/we/they see through he/she/it sees through present participle seeing through past tense saw through past participle seen through 1) a) see through something to recognize that… … English dictionary