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Definition of "translucent" []

  • Transmitting light but causing sufficient diffusion to prevent perception of distinct images. (adjective)
  • Clear; lucid. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "translucent" in a sentence
  • "The street-facade is clad in translucent white insulated plastic panels which are backlit to provide indirect lighting both for the exterior and interior living area."
  • "The vests, and boxy shaped sleeveless jackets with tails, were paired with abbreviated skirts layered under long, featherlight skirts in translucent silk."
  • "Brainz and Chinese food can easily get confused in translucent Tupperware, but not with a label & date."