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"translucent" in British English

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translucentadjective

uk   /trænzˈluː.sənt/  us   /træns-/ often approving
If an ​object or a ​substance is translucent, it is ​almosttransparent, ​allowing some ​light through it in an ​attractive way: translucent ​plastic/​glass This ​china is so ​fine and ​delicate that it's translucent. Laura's ​skin has a translucent quality.
translucence
noun [U] uk   us   /-səns/
(Definition of translucent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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translucentadjective

 us   /trænsˈlu·sənt, trænz-/
(of a ​substance) ​allowing some ​light to ​pass through: The ​vase was made from translucent, ​milkyglass.
(Definition of translucent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “translucent”
in Spanish translúcido…
in Vietnamese mờ…
in Malaysian lut cahaya…
in Thai ที่ให้แสงผ่านได้น้อย…
in French translucide…
in German durchscheinend…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半透明的…
in Turkish yarı saydam, yarı şeffaf…
in Russian просвечивающий…
in Indonesian tembus cahaya…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半透明的…
in Polish półprzezroczysty, prześwitujący, przejrzysty…
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