translucency

noun trans·lu·cen·cy \ tran(t)s-ˈlü-sᵊn(t)-sē , tranz- \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of translucency

plural translucencies
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

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First Known Use of translucency

circa 1610

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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translucency

noun trans·lu·cen·cy \ -ᵊn-sē \

medical Definition of translucency

plural translucencies

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