What does pellucid mean?
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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 ...
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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, ...
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...
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 ...
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) 33-9 ammonium, ...
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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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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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