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lucent

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adjective lu·cent \ˈlü-sənt\

Definition of lucent

  1. 1 :  glowing with light :  luminous

  2. 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


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lucent

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adjective lu·cent \ˈlüs-ənt\

Medical Definition of lucent

  1. 1:  glowing with light

  2. 2:  marked by clarity or translucence <a lucent membrane>—see radiolucent




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