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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   us   /-səns/
Translations of “translucent”
in Vietnamese mờ…
in Spanish translúcido…
in Thai ที่ให้แสงผ่านได้น้อย…
in Malaysian lut cahaya…
in French translucide…
in German durchscheinend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半透明的…
in Indonesian tembus cahaya…
in Russian просвечивающий…
in Turkish yarı saydam, yarı şeffaf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半透明的…
in Polish półprzezroczysty, prześwitujący, przejrzysty…
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