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Definition of translucent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

translucent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//trænsˈlusnt//
 
, NAmE//trænzˈlusnt//
 
(formal)
 
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allowing light to pass through but not transparent The sky was a pale translucent blue. His skin was translucent with age.
translucence
 
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NAmE//trænsˈlusns//
 
, NAmE//trænzˈlusns//
 
(also translucency
NAmE//trænsˈlusnsi//
 
, NAmE//trænzˈlusnsi//
 
)
noun [uncountable] Her skin had the papery-thin translucence of great age.
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