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pəˈlu sɪdpel·lu·cid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparentadjective

    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"

  2. limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuousadjective

    (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"

Wiktionary

  1. pellucidadjective

    allowing for the passage of light; transparent

    Etymology: From pellucidus, from per + lucidus (from whence lucid), from luceo. Compare clear, crystal clear, both also with literal meaning “transparent” but metaphorical meaning “easily understood”.

  2. pellucidadjective

    easily understood; clear

    Etymology: From pellucidus, from per + lucidus (from whence lucid), from luceo. Compare clear, crystal clear, both also with literal meaning “transparent” but metaphorical meaning “easily understood”.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pellucidadjective

    transparent; clear; limpid; translucent; not opaque

    Etymology: [L. pellucidus; per (see Per-) + lucidus clear, bright: cf. F. pellucide.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pellucid

    pe-lū′sid, adj. perfectly clear: letting light through: transparent.—ns. Pellūcid′ity, Pellū′cidness.—adv. Pellū′cidly. [Fr.,—L. pellucidusper, perfectly, lucidus, clear—lucēre, to shine.]

Entomology

  1. Pellucid

    colored, but transparent: sometimes applied when there is no color.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pellucid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pellucid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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