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Ma'am , when I was watching a video about transparent, opaque and translucent , they were telling when we are taking tissue paper it is opaque but when we put water above,  it becomes translucent..when I was taking test for this chapter , I got a question and I typed transparent. But it was correct answer, and was showing solution transparency .. so my doubt is what is the difference between transparent and transparency ?


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 Main difference: Transparent is a adjective
and Transparency ia noun.

Transparent :
  • (of a material or object)  having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.
  • The waters of the lake were transparent until the factory dumped wastes there.
Transparency:
(countable) a transparent object.
(countable) specifically , a transparent material with an image on it, that is viewable by shining light through it.
(figuratively) openness, degree of accessibility to view
(uncountable) the quality of being transparent; transparence.
  Derived terms * overhead transparency


 

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