Pellucid (transparent; easily understood) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
Definition of the adjective pellucid
What does pellucid mean as an attribute of a noun?
- transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
- (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
Alternative definition of the adjective pellucid
- allowing for the passage of light; transparent
- easily understood; clear
Definition of the adjective pellucid for high school students
- easily intelligible, clear
- example: Wishing his book to be pellucid to the common man, Albert Camus avoided using complicated grammar when composing The Stranger.
The adjective pellucid is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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The nucleus resembles a grape feed, the bocty being pellucid and depressed, the fore part...
The dubium is of an oval shape, with one fide convex, the other concave ; the margin pellucid, and the inner part containing a great number os ...
by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)
It is among the larger kinds of animalcules, egg-( haped, pellucid, and somewhat depressed at top. 22. The ulriculus relembles a bottle j ...
A Lexicon of Alchemy (2014)
by Martin Rulandus
Long, white,pellucid, sexangular Fluors, like crystal. 2. Long,white, pellucidFluors , inthe middle of which is a small black stone, from which White Lead is made. 3. White, pellucid, sexanguar Fluors, likeastraight beam, such as Misenian Bisalt.
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Pellucid ; vitreous. Colourless, but gray or yellow, rarely green, brown, or black. Taste saline and pungent. B.B. volatilizes without fusing ; on copper wire colours the flame bluish-green. Chem. com. (32 per cent, ammonia, or) 33*9 ammonium, ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
The color is red, the substance ibranous and pellucid, ...
Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)
by Encyclopaedia Britannica
pellucid, smooth ; whirls 5, finely ribbed. tut. Devonshire. Jlriattu . * 59. T. pellucid, white ; whirls 5, separated by a fine rib. Plymouth. fubarcua- * 60.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1823)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved
Rounded, pellucid, (lightly striated transverse- naucum. \j ; perforated at each end ; an inch long. African and Indian seas. Lister, t. 714. f. 73. 11. Subovate, equable ; pale grey, undulated v/iuiferri/gi- brown, and marked with ferruginous spots, ...
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It's a real disappointment that the season of cherry blossoms was gone, but "double" cherry blossoms are still blooming.
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- Pellucid hawk moth
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- Pellucid hawk moth
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- Pellucid Fly (Volucella pellucens)
Single shot of a "Pellucid Fly" (Volucella pellucens), one of the UK's largest flies, taken at f/7.1, 1/80 sec, ISO-100 with Powershot SX40 HS with Raynox M-150, 270EX II flash and DIY Pringles Can snoot. The fly along with numerous bees, wasps and other flies was visiting the flowers on the mint in the garden.
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- Pellucid Fly - Volucella pellucens
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Scrabble value of P3E1L1L1U1C3I1D2
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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