lucent

adjective
lu·cent | \ˈlü-sᵊnt \

Definition of lucent 

1 : glowing with light : luminous

2 : marked by clarity or translucence : clear

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lucently adverb

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the pristine waters of lucent mountain streams the moon was a lucent orb in the cloudless autumn sky

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First Known Use of lucent

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lucent

Middle English, from Latin lucent-, lucens, present participle of lucēre to shine — more at light

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lucent

adjective
lu·cent | \ˈlüs-ᵊnt \

Medical Definition of lucent 

1 : glowing with light

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

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