What does translucent mean?

Definitions for translucent
trænsˈlu sənt, trænz-translu·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. translucent, semitransparent(adj)

    allowing light to pass through diffusely

    "translucent amber"; "semitransparent curtains at the windows"

Wiktionary

  1. translucent(Adjective)

    Allowing light to pass through but diffusing it.

    Etymology: From translucentem, accusative of translucens which is present participle of translucere, trans- "through" and lucere "to shine".

  2. translucent(Adjective)

    Clear, lucid, or transparent.

    Etymology: From translucentem, accusative of translucens which is present participle of translucere, trans- "through" and lucere "to shine".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Translucent(adj)

    transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent

  2. Translucent(adj)

    transparent; clear

Freebase

  1. Translucent

    Translucent is a Japanese seinen manga series written by Kazuhiro Okamoto and serialized in Comic Flapper. It was licensed by Dark Horse Comics for release in the United States in July 2007.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Translucent

    trans-lū′sent, adj. shining through: allowing light to pass, but not transparent: clear.—ns. Translū′cence, Translū′cency.—adv. Translū′cently.—adj. Translū′cid, translucent. [L. translucenstrans, across, lucēre, to shine—lux, lucis, light.]

Editors Contribution

  1. translucent

    Easy for light to transmit through.

    Some materials are translucent as its easy for light to pass through.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2017  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of translucent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of translucent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of translucent in a Sentence

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    Sheriff Penzone said. The vaping cartridges sell for about $ 50. Theyre not only sold on the black marketbut on social media, too. Detectives were able to track down a dealer near Phoenix who started trying to peddle cartridges on his social media accounts, police said. Vaping cartridges found at an illegal operation to the east of Phoenix. ( Stephanie Bennett/Fox Bennett/Fox News) So 25 gallons of crude and we recovered about 10,000 cartridges total off of that one guyWe located him through advertising to his various clients through social media.he had his own warehouse where he had a large lab set up there, Detective Matthew Shay said. Detectives said making the crude oil is dangerous. Marijuana leaves are washed with harmful chemicals like propane or butane, which extracts the highinducingTHC. Its then mixed with ethanol and distilled several times to make it more translucent, ready for vaping. Marijuana crude oil gets clearer as it's distilled, ready for vaping. ( Stephanie Bennett/Fox Bennett/Fox News) So In 2017, we had seized 16 pounds of crude oil, that number doubled in 2018. Last year, it was over 230, said Sheriff Penzone. As western states started legalizing marijuana, cartels switched production to this stronger, more addictive crude oil marijuanato keep business going. The growth of that industry has been incredible.

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