Definitions for lucidˈlu sɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lu•cidˈlu sɪd(adj.)

  1. easily understood; intelligible:

    a lucid explanation.

  2. rational; sane:

    a lucid moment in his madness.

  3. glowing with light; luminous.

  4. clear; pellucid; transparent.

Origin of lucid:

1575–85; < L lūcidus

lu′cid•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous(adj)

    (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

    "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"

  2. lucid(adj)

    having a clear mind

    "a lucid moment in his madness"

  3. coherent, logical, lucid(adj)

    capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

    "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"

  4. crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent(adj)

    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

    "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent crystal"

Wiktionary

  1. lucid(Adjective)

    clear; easily understood

  2. lucid(Adjective)

    mentally rational; sane

  3. lucid(Adjective)

    bright, luminous, translucent or transparent

  4. Origin: lucidus, from lux + -id.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucid(noun)

    shining; bright; resplendent; as, the lucid orbs of heaven

  2. Lucid(noun)

    clear; transparent

  3. Lucid(noun)

    presenting a clear view; easily understood; clear

  4. Lucid(noun)

    bright with the radiance of intellect; not darkened or confused by delirium or madness; marked by the regular operations of reason; as, a lucid interval

Freebase

  1. Lucid

    Lucid is a dataflow programming language. It is designed to experiment with non-von Neumann programming models. It was designed by Bill Wadge and Ed Ashcroft and described in the book Lucid, the Dataflow Programming Language.

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