A CDE Definition
(1) See location transparency and network transparency.
(2) No noticeable changes (see transparent).
(3) The quality of being able to see through a material. A transparent area of image takes on the colors of the underlying background. The terms "transparent" and "translucent" are often erroneously used as a synonym (see translucency for the difference).
(4) A film-based photographic negative or positive. Light is beamed through the film for display, scanning or processing.
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