Cook the onions, stirring frequently, until wilted and translucent, 8-10 minutes.
Then there is that translucent physical beauty of Natasha's, which, alas, almost upstaged her.
Sauté until the celery is soft and the onion is translucent, about four to five minutes.
When they are done, the casing has transformed from translucent membrane into chewy, wrinkled coat.
The Swedish Academy chose Tranströmer “because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality.”
He gestured through the translucent skin of the Dome, and I felt sick.
The windows are of translucent shell, while the door is of nipa or wood.
Under this bank the water was deep and dark, a translucent black with trembling streaks and glints of amber.
The other,—how delicate, how translucent, how aerial she seemed!
Its tiny face was translucent, pinky white, the closed eyelids with their fringe of fine lashes inconceivably delicate.
1590s, from Latin translucentem (nominative translucens), present participle of translucere "to shine through," from trans- "through" (see trans-) + lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)).
Allowing radiation (most commonly light) to pass through, but causing diffusion. Frosted glass, for example, is translucent to visible light. Compare transparent.