Meaning of TRANSLUCENT in English


[] adj [L translucent-, translucens, prp. of translucere to shine through, fr. trans- + lucere to shine--more at light] (1607) 1: permitting the passage of light: a: clear, transparent "~ water" b: transmitting and diffusing light so that objects beyond cannot be seen clearly

2: free from disguise or falseness "his ~ patriotism --Newsweek" syn see clear -- adv

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