lucent


lu·cent

adjective \ˈlü-sənt\

Definition of LUCENT

1
:  glowing with light :  luminous
2
:  marked by clarity or translucence :  clear
lu·cent·ly adverb

Examples of LUCENT

  1. <the pristine waters of lucent mountain streams>
  2. <the moon was a lucent orb in the cloudless autumn sky>

Origin of LUCENT

Middle English, from Latin lucent-, lucens, present participle of lucēre to shine — more at light
First Known Use: 15th century

lu·cent

adjective \ˈlüs-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LUCENT

1
: glowing with light
2
: marked by clarity or translucence <a lucent membrane>—see radiolucent

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