translucence

noun trans·lu·cence \ tran(t)s-ˈlü-sᵊn(t)s , tranz- \

Definition of translucence

: the quality or state of being translucent

Examples of translucence in a Sentence

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

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1755

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translucence

noun trans·lu·cence \ tran(t)s-ˈlüs-ᵊn(t)s, tranz- \

medical Definition of translucence

: the quality or state of being translucent

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