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[trans-loo-sid, tranz-]
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  1. translucent.
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Origin of translucid

First recorded in 1620–30, translucid is from the Latin word trānslūcidus clear, transparent. See trans-, lucid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for translucid

see-through, crystalline, luminous, apparent, crystal, thin, clear-cut, diaphanous, glassy, limpid, lucid, pellucid, lucent, semiopaque, semitransparent, translucid, cloudless, pure, translucent

Examples from the Web for translucid

Historical Examples of translucid

  • China or Porcelain Paste is translucid, in pottery it is opaque.

    Chats on Oriental China

    J. F. Blacker

  • It is translucid, and therein differs from pottery, which is opaque.

    The Ceramic Art

    Jennie J. Young

  • What I felt after Florence was the translucid calm of the ocean's depth.

    Evelyn Innes

    George Moore

  • No more delightful talker than Mendès, no more accomplished littérateur, no more fluent and translucid critic.

  • The characteristic productions of the third among the modern schools are monochromatic and translucid enamels.