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Definition of translucence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

translucence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//trænsˈluːsns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈluːsns//
 
; BrE BrE//trænzˈluːsns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænzˈluːsns//
 
(also translucency
BrE BrE//trænsˈluːsnsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈluːsnsi//
 
; BrE BrE//trænzˈluːsnsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænzˈluːsnsi//
 
)
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the ability to allow light to pass through without being completely transparent Her skin had the papery-thin translucence of great age.