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"


  1. translucent(Adjective)

    Allowing light to pass through but diffusing it.

  2. translucent(Adjective)

    Clear, lucid, or transparent.

  3. Origin: 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


  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

    Allowing light to pass through.

    Some materials are translucent as they allow light to pass through.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 1, 2017


  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

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