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translucency

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noun trans·lu·cen·cy \-sən(t)-sē\

Definition of translucency

plural translucencies

  1. 1 :  translucence

  2. 2 :  something that is translucent



Examples of translucency in a sentence

  1. <the translucency of a wine can only be appreciated if it is served in uncolored glasses, preferably of fine crystal>



Circa 1610

First Known Use of translucency

circa 1610


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translucency

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noun trans·lu·cen·cy \-ən-sē\

Medical Definition of translucency

plural translucencies




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