(adj.) = apparent ; clear ; clear-cut ; crisp ; definite ; distinct ; light ; neat ; plain ; straightforward ; tidy ; designated ; uncloudy ; unclouded ; unclouded ; cloudless ; forthright ; uncompromising ; unqualified ; cut and dried [cut and dry] ; patent ; egregious ; bright . Ex: Menu-based information retrieval system have found favour because of their apparent simplicity. Ex: In practice the distinction between one term and the next is not very clear. Ex: The hierarchical relationship is relatively clear-cut, and rather precise guideliness can be formulated to ensure that the BT/NT relationship is consistently applied. Ex: A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink. Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced. Ex: Against this proliferation of hosts there is a distinct awareness amongst users of the need for the rationalisation. Ex: To match the small amount of existing furniture which was reused, internal joinery and furniture is in a light coloured timber. Ex: What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate. Ex: To reiterate, there are two main categories of relationship: the syntactic relationships referred to in the last paragraph and plain, for example, in a topic such as 'sugar and health'. Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise. Ex: This was all very tidy, but who was to judge significance?. Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments. Ex: In that case, the peak of solar energy could be at an uncloudy moment in the morning or afternoon, even though the sun wasn't highest in the sky at that moment. Ex: As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget. Ex: As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget. Ex: This is the first cloudless image of the Earth from space. Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need. Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog. Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received. Ex: One of them snipped Ben Kline's life short, and Marla's determined to get to the root of a case that's anything but cut and dried. Ex: It was patent that they could not compete on equal terms with the economic and social forces of a complex civilization. Ex: That is outrageous in itself, an egregious departure from protecting citizens against abuses of power. Ex: The openness of the now accessible stacks is emphasised by use of glass and bright colours. ---- * amarillo claro = pale yellow. * cantarlas claras = call + a spade a spade. * castaño claro = light brown. * concienciación más clara = heightened awareness ; increased awareness. * con una idea clara de lo que se quiere = purpose-driven ; purpose-oriented. * con una meta clara = focused [focussed]. * con un objetivo claro = focused [focussed]. * con unos objetivos muy claros = purpose-driven ; purpose-oriented. * cuestiones poco claras = grey area [gray area]. * de color claro = light-coloured [light-colored, -USA]. * de forma clara = clearly ; crisply. * dejar bien claro = make it + crystal clear ; make + Reflexivo + crystal clear. * dejar claro = make it + clear ; send + a clear signal that ; make + explicit statement ; make + explicit ; make + plain. * de manera clara = distinctly ; clearly. * de modo claro = transparently. * en + Lengua + claro = in plain + Lengua. * en lenguaje claro = in plain language. * en términos claros = in simple terms. * estar claro = be plain ; be out in the open. * existir claras indicaciones de que = there + be + clear indications that. * hablar claro = lay + Posesivo + cards on the table ; put + Posesivo + cards on the table. * idea clara = clear idea. * las cosas + estar + claras = the (hand)writing + be + on the wall ; see it + coming. * marrón claro = light brown. * más claro el agua = as clear as a bell. * más claro que el agua = as clear as a bell. * nada claro = unclear ; uncleared. * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals. * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on). * no estar claro en absoluto = be far from clear. * no estar nada claro = be far from clear. * no estar para nada claro = be far from clear. * para que quede más claro = for main effects. * pasta de clara de huevo = glair. * poco claro = fuzzy ; indistinct ; obscure ; unclear ; untidy ; hazy ; inconclusive ; slurred ; clouded ; undistinguished ; uncleared ; indistinctive. * poner en claro = clear up. * que quede bien claro = make no mistake. * sacar en claro = conclude. * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway. * sin una meta clara = unfocused [unfocussed]. * sin un objetivo claro = non-purposive ; unfocused [unfocussed]. * tan claro como el agua = as clear as a bell. * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind. * tener claro = be clear in + Posesivo + mind. * un ejemplo claro = a case in question. * verlo claro = see it + clearly. * violeta claro = periwinkle. * visión más clara = heightened awareness ; increased awareness.