Examples from the Web for lucid
Joseph Heller called it the “most stirring and lucid account of World War II that I have ever read.”Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Compact and precise—just 172 pages of text and 23 pages of notes—the book is a model of lucid historical writing.
This “lucid interval” is found in nearly half of all cases of epidural hematoma (Bullock, Neurosurgery, 2006).Brain Bleed: Why Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Wasn’t Enough|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I would look at the rest of his work to see if he was interested in lucid dreaming.
My old boss has produced a highly readable, engaging, lucid book on practical economics.Our Favorite Books of 2012: Tina Brown, Andrew Sullivan, and Others’ Picks|The Daily Beast|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"After that lucid explanation, you had better go and get some warm water for your face," said Mr. Channing.The Channings|Mrs. Henry Wood
With some interest I watched his blood stain the lucid green waters, but it was soon over.The Boss of Little Arcady|Harry Leon Wilson
The rapid and lucid working of the mind to the instant of extinction, is the marvel that still astonishes me.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
This was intended to be familiar and popular, and therefore, presumably, lucid.All Things Considered|G. K. Chesterton
Their style, we are told, was unpolished and arid in the extreme, while the argument was lucid and impartial.
British Dictionary definitions for lucid
Word Origin for lucid
Word Origin and History for lucid
1590s, "bright, shining," from Latin lucidus "light, bright, clear," figuratively "perspicuous, lucid, clear," from lucere "to shine," from lux (genitive lucis) "light," from PIE root *leuk- "to shine, be bright" (see light (n.)). Sense of "easy to understand" first recorded 1786. Lucid interval "period of calm or temporary sanity" (1580s) is from Medieval Latin lucida intervalla (plural), which was common in medieval English legal documents (cf. non est compos mentis, sed gaudet lucidis intervallis). Related: Lucidly; lucidness (1640s).