look-through

look-through
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
Etymology: from the phrase look through
: the texture and formation of a sheet of paper when examined by transmitted light — compare look-down

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/look"throoh'/, n.
the opacity and texture of paper when inspected by transmitted light. Also called see-through. Cf. look-down.
[1935-40]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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