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  • n. the quality of being translucent

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The property of being translucent.

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  • n. the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely


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  • And "translucency" expresses so well the lighting in my "spiritual environment" at the moment.


  • The GLZ family offers a selection of 34, 24, or 12 megabytes of VRAM. 24 megabytes of VRAM supports resolutions up to 1,600 x 1,280 with 16.8 million colors (true color). 12 megabytes of VRAM suppots true color at a maximum resolution of 1,152 x 854. 34 megabytes of VRAM supports a 32-bit Z buffer, double-buffered true color, and display capabilities such as translucency and overlay at resolutions up to 1,600 x 1,280.

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  • From what I've seen I'd say that enterprises have achieved the opposite kind of translucency with their identity management programs.

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  • First-trimester trisomy screening: nuchal translucency measurement training and quality assurance to correct and unify technique.

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  • I teased him by asking if he, personally, despite his hard duties as CEO, had approved tiny details like the translucency of the glass and the color of the wood.

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  • J.M.W. Turner's "The Blue Rigi, Sunrise," painted in 1842, looks across Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, where the mountain becomes a conduit for reflecting light and color, showing watercolor's prized purity and translucency.

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  • This isn't the transparency I expected, it's more like translucency.

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  • I saw some beautiful encaustic paintings in a gallery, and the translucency and depth of the medium was very attractive.

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  • Writers writing with different purposes, two different, separate men, but both with gifts from God that lend to their writing the translucency of all great works, a translucency through which shines the only real glory saturating sight.

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  • Broad layers of pale colour have been washed in to create an ethereal translucency impossible to imagine in dense, sticky oil.

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