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t k

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Korean - Korea
The two figures sat opposite one another, knees touching, expectant, as though embarking upon the ornamental waters of a fair-ground; lovers for the day's outing, who had stood close in a queue, and now waited half-reluctant to launch into the closer intimacy of the grottoes and transparencies. (from Scoop by Evelyn Waugh; a larger context is here; use ctrl-f to locate the sentence)

Please explain "transparencies". Thanks. --- tk
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