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translucent

adjective uk   /trænzˈluː.sənt/ us    /træns-/ often approving
If an object or a substance is translucent, it is almost transparent, allowing some light through it in an attractive way: translucent plastic/glass This china is so fine and delicate that it's translucent. Delia's skin has a translucent quality.
translucence
noun [U] uk   /-səns/ us  
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