(1) For the scientists too, the pyramid is a fascinating object of study, especially when made of glass or other transparent material.(2) But it is too pat, and though he may joke about such transparent , easily reduced motivations, he clings too strongly to them.(3) They received public money yet failed to be accountable or transparent for their activities.(4) This was a transparent attempt on her part to increase her equalization payment.(5) These fibrils are too small to scatter light, and so the material is virtually transparent .(6) But that role in turn has to be carried out in a fully accountable and transparent way.(7) That sort of element of surprise keeps me intrigued by transparent materials and trickery - how you can fool the eye with light and shadows cast.(8) Its elections a few months ago were a sham, a transparent attempt to provide a democratic cloak for a body which is anything but democratic.(9) They urged the government to properly consider public emotions over this high-attention case, and they said that the best strategy is to be open and transparent .(10) The council had taken a decision on the gas in the best interests of the county and it was done in an open, frank, professional and transparent way.(11) For IT to accept automation, it must be transparent to users and downstream applications.(12) Although the primordial plasma became transparent to photons after the universe cooled, the photons did not travel unhindered afterwards.(13) The deal included modest increases in pension benefits, a transparent attempt to win support from older and higher-seniority longshoremen at the expense of the work force as a whole.(14) The transparent attempts to come across as wise and selfless only increase my distaste for this woman.(15) Although there are good reasons for that protection, it needs to be properly balanced with a transparent process for public complaint.(16) The process is transparent to the user, who clicks on a link on the host site and is transported to a shopping site bearing the original site's branding.