Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as translucency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being translucent; clearness; partial transparency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state of being translucent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely

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Examples

  • The colors contrasted against the translucence is lovely!

    Icy Jellies | My[confined]Space

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  • Also i do plan on making another theme and it will be called translucence - based on the wordpress theme. by sevenalive » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9: 49 pm

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  • Step outside the curtain and you see the same thing—the translucence of the curtain means this is only puzzling when you stop to think about the complicated projection devices needed to achieve this effect.

    A Curtain of Light and Sound

  • For its pale translucence, this form of gypsum is known as selenite, named after Selene, the Greek goddess of the moon.

    Did you know? Chihuahua caves house the world's largest crystals

  • The loaded surfaces of the pre-Raphaelite painters and others who use dense paints might garner admiration in a different exhibition, but here they are rendered irrelevant by the power of so much translucence on display.

    Magical, Layered, Transparent

  • For its pale translucence, this form of gypsum is known as selenite, named after Selene, the Greek goddess of the moon.

    Did you know? Chihuahua caves house the world's largest crystals

  • I never knew that white was blue and also violet, scarred close to red at times, and then coming back to a green translucence like the petals of a plant this continent has never seen before burrowing deep into the black.

    Wintering

  • Its translucence was particularly difficult to reproduce, "though Caravaggio probably did it best."

    Michael Graves

  • The iMacs' "translucence celebrates those inscrutable internal components that most of us think of as black magic," wrote the influential design theorists Katherine and Michael McCoy in a 1999 Fast Company article.

    Why We Prize That Magical Mystery Pad

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