[ loo-suhn-see ]
/ ˈlu sən si /
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the quality or degree of clarity or translucence:Suspended solids are an essential variable in assessing the lucency of the water, a key issue in the development of submerged vegetation.
a clear or translucent area:The chest x-ray showed a large lucency on the left hemithorax and a collapsed left lung.
Literary. a resplendent quality; radiance or brilliance:I felt a gradation move through what I beheld, like the sweep of lucency across a vast sheet of glazed light.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Rarely lu·cence [loo-suhns] /ˈlu səns/ .
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How to use lucency in a sentence
High manners traceable in him; but nothing of the noble loyalty, natural politeness and pious lucency of Suhm.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. X. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Of course you 're breathing the fog of London while I am bathed in warmest lucency.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James