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permitting the passage of rays of light so that objects may be seen through the substance.


/trans·par·ent/ (-par´ent) permitting the passage of rays of light, so that objects may be seen through the substance.


Etymology: L, trans, across, parere, to appear
pertaining to a clear medium that allows for the transmission of light so that objects on the other side are distinguishable. Compare translucent.


Technology adjective Referring to a process that can be incorporated into one's lifestyle or profession in a seamless fashion, such that the user requires virtually no special expertise to use the technology. See User-friendly Vox populi Invisible.


Pertains to a medium or a substance that transmits light without scattering and with little absorption, so that objects can be seen through it. Optical lenses, prisms, etc. are made of such material. See opaque; translucent.


permitting the passage of rays of light so that objects may be seen through the substance.

transparent overlay technique
imposing different sets of data on a basic map by a succession of transparent acetate overlays.

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Q. Is there something out there to clear blockish in the heart? I often face blockish in my heart which I feel very pain and difficult to breathe. Is there something out there to clear blockish in the heart?

A. I know we walk around this world feeling good and healthy but really don't know the truth of what is going on in our body. I want to know is there something out there like a pill or whatever to clear up your clogged arteries if that was the problem, I don't know why but I have this thing in my head that I have some blockage I did get checked and everything is good. But you know how some people think of something too much and untimately end up in worry. No! There are prescription blood thinners, etc, that are for people with much clogged arteries, who are at very high risk of stroke. But they are dangerous - they can cause severe bruising, uncontrolled bleeding, and uncontrolled unnoticed internal bleeding from the slightest trauma! The risk is simply not worth it. Of course, watch your cholesterol intake.

Q. Can someone clear in simple term to make me understand—please? A difficult and new confusion struck me….. Can someone clear in simple term to make me understand—please? What makes TCM close to modern medicine and what are 5-element treatment and their role in depression and related disorders like bipolar.

A. To be simple let me say that TCM is similar to modern type of system as they try to link the diagnosis with the biochemical nature of the body. TCM diagnoses and try to treat bipolar and other depression related disorder from physiochemical understanding., whereas 5-element therapy does not treat body as it is concerned with spirit treatment and is completely different subject to understand and yes it has been reported to heal depression in many.

Q. How long will our leaders continue sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I did research on hetro-sexual lifestyle and found many interesting facts. I do not approve that and we all know the HERETO-sexual lifestyle leads to alcoholism, drug addiction, STDs including AIDS, fatherless children, poverty and spousal abuse. How long will our leaders continue to sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I am getting sick on this and I think our future generations would suffer a lot. I have been doing this for quite a while but I think it is time for me to garner some feedback on the issue. Well if you people in this forum have some social responsibilities please share your views.

A. wow-wow-i did not no people like this existed,this is deep?...there has to be a problem here with the way you were brought up,as a child....i would really suggest that you get some help...bad things and good things happen to all of us....hetero-people...what happens if you take away the heterosexuals?.....human beings are not perfect,we all make in the united state-we have problems,but if we work together(help each other)things will start to change---a hand full of bad people,can make us all look bad.the news companys make it seem worst than it really one time in our history(usa)one set of people kept another set of people in slavery(the southern state)for 300yrs....when the northern states got rid of people were pushed a side,we were hanged on trees...we were shot...our churches were burned down...our woman were raped...we couldnt vote...and we couldnt get jobs...and also our leaders were killed..for wanting to change things----people who look d

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Data enthusiasts may be cringing at proposed federal cuts to transparency websites, but the Texas Senate passed a bill today that would promote state transparency by requiring agencies to post "high-value" data sets online.
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The consensus at the symposium was that transparency in government is extremely desirable, needs to be improved, will bring reform and improvement to the public sector, and should make a major contribution to the restoration of the public trust in the United States.
The conference also aims at benefiting from the experiences of the international organisations in the field of enhancing transparency and accountability.
We remain committed to expanding investments internationally whilst demonstrating our commitment to the highest standards of transparency and accountability," said Talal Al Zain, CEO of Bahrain Mumtalakat.
Roberts shares a number of examples--taken from far-flung locations such as India, Thailand, Japan, Uganda, Mexico, and Great Britain (which only recently began to implement its first FOIA)--in which transparency has served as a crucial tool for improving government activities.
Aetna recently expanded its price transparency pilot program in Cincinnati to several additional markets.
In 2005, the United States will work in APEC to get an APEC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Task Force up and running so we can start implementing this course of action.
Transparency of information has always been a core principle of our profession as it relates to our clients' financial information.
But I'm about as small as you can get and I support greater transparency.
To help familiarize members with the issues related to increased transparency of peer review information and the possible ways of achieving it, the AICPA has created a new Web site (www.
Ann Florini's article ("Behind Closed Doors," Spring 2004) is certainly right that transparency is a vital aspect of democracy.

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