translucence


trans·lu·cence

noun \tran(t)s-ˈlü-sən(t)s, tranz-\

Definition of TRANSLUCENCE

:  the quality or state of being translucent

Examples of TRANSLUCENCE

  1. <the exceptional translucence of the sapphire adds to its value>

First Known Use of TRANSLUCENCE

1755

trans·lu·cence

noun \tran(t)s-ˈlüs-ən(t)s, tranz-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSLUCENCE

: the quality or state of being translucent

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