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PELLUCID

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pellucid mean? 

PELLUCID (adjective)
  The adjective PELLUCID has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: PELLUCID used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PELLUCID (adjective)


Sense 1pellucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Synonyms:

pellucid; crystal clear; transparent; limpid; crystalline; lucid

Context examples:

the cold crystalline water of melted snow / crystal clear skies / could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool / lucid air / a pellucid brook / transparent crystal

Similar:

clear (free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through)


Sense 2pellucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Synonyms:

lucid; luculent; perspicuous; crystal clear; pellucid; limpid

Context examples:

writes in a limpid style / lucid directions / a luculent oration / pellucid prose / a crystal clear explanation / a perspicuous argument

Similar:

clear (clear to the mind)

Domain category:

language; linguistic communication (a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols)


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