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Lucency



[loo-suh nt] /ˈlu sənt/

adjective
1.
.
2.
translucent; clear.
/ˈluːsənt/
adjective
1.
brilliant, shining, or translucent
n.

1650s, from lucent + -cy. Lucence is from late 15c.
adj.

mid-15c., “shining, bright, luminous,” from Latin lucentem (nominative lucens), present participle of lucere “to shine” (see light (n.)). Meaning “lucid, clear” is from 1820. Related: Lucently.

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