the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
Derivationally related forms: ↑semitransparent (for: ↑semitransparency), ↑translucent, ↑translucent (for: ↑translucence)
Hypernyms: ↑clearness, ↑clarity, ↑uncloudedness

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  • Translucency — Translucence Trans*lu cence, Translucency Trans*lu cen*cy, n. The quality or state of being translucent; clearness; partial transparency. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • translucency — translucent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ allowing light to pass through partially; semi transparent. DERIVATIVES translucence noun translucency noun. ORIGIN from Latin translucere shine through …   English terms dictionary

  • translucency — noun (plural cies) Date: circa 1610 1. translucence 2. something that is translucent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • translucency — See translucence. * * * …   Universalium

  • translucency — noun the quality of being translucent Syn: semitransparency …   Wiktionary

  • translucency — trans·lu·cen·cy ən sē n, pl cies TRANSLUCENCE …   Medical dictionary

  • translucency — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. translucence, transparency, sheerness; see clarity , lightness 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • translucency — n. partial transparence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • translucency — n. 1. Semi transparency, translucence, pellucidity, pellucidness, diaphaneity. 2. See transparence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • translucency — trans·lu·cen·cy …   English syllables

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