Definition of pellucid
What does pellucid mean?
- transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
- (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
- allowing for the passage of light; transparent
- easily understood; clear
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pellucid
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)
Mil - Nav
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, ...
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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, ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for pellucid
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about pellucid
Click on an item to view that photo:
Photo credit: jenny downing
- 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.
Photo credit: Martin Cooper Ipswich
- Pellucid hawk moth
Photo credit: coniferconifer
- Pellucid hawk moth
Photo credit: leopard gecko
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.
Share this page
Go to the thesaurus of pellucid to find many related words and phrases!