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Definition of the adjective pellucid

What does pellucid mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  2. (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Alternative definition of the adjective pellucid

adjective

  1. allowing for the passage of light; transparent
  2. easily understood; clear

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1797)

Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial ..., Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains ... Throughout the World; a General History ... and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times

Though naturally pellucid, it instantly becomes opaque ; and the water it contains flies off without any ebullition. The following substances are soluble in borax and microcosmic salt with effervescence. 1. Lime, magnesia, alum, and combination ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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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,  ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

It rises with a short, thick, succulent stalk, dividing low into many trailing, very spreading, succulent branches, bespangled all over with icy pimples ; very pellucid and glittering ; oval, undulate, alternate, papulose or pimply, glittering leaves; and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index by Edw Smedley

Beneath this, the pellucid cartilage presented a regular smooth surface, of a dusky red colour throughout, and thus distinguished itself from the harder yellowish, or yellowish-white cartilage, in which ossification had commenced. Having ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

Leaves simple, opposite, exstipulate, deciduous or evergreen ; entire, copiously dotteJ with immersed, pellucid, resinous glands. Flowers terminal or axillary, generally yellow. Sap yellow, resinous. — Shrubs, natives of Europe, North America, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1858)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

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) 339 ammonium, ...

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Small photo of Close up of pellucid hawk moth or greenish hyaline hawk moth (Cephonodes hylas Linnaeus) resting on stick, side viewSmall photo of Pellucid Hawk Moth (Cephonodes hylas Linnaeus) caterpillar eating its host plant leafSmall photo of Volucella pellucens / pellucid hoverfly in natural habitat - closeupSmall photo of Gradient red background and a macro of a group of pellucid test tubes with dark solution at the surface and colourless inwardsSmall photo of Pellucid Hawk Moth is sucking the nectar from lavender flowersSmall photo of Close up of pellucid hawk moth or greenish hyaline hawk moth (Cephonodes hylas Linnaeus) resting on stickSmall photo of Close up of pellucid hawk moth or greenish hyaline hawk moth (Cephonodes hylas Linnaeus) More...

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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