lucent

adjective lu·cent \ ˈlü-sᵊnt \

Definition of lucent

1 : glowing with light : luminous
2 : marked by clarity or translucence : clear

lucently

adverb

Examples of lucent in a Sentence

  1. the pristine waters of lucent mountain streams

  2. the moon was a lucent orb in the cloudless autumn sky

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Origin and Etymology of 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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