Meaning of translucent

trans•lu•cent

Pronunciation: (trans-l'sunt, tranz-), [key]
— adj.
  1. permitting light to pass through but diffusing it so that persons, objects, etc., on the opposite side are not clearly visible: Frosted window glass is translucent but not transparent.
  2. easily understandable; lucid: a translucent explication.
  3. clear; transparent: translucent seawater.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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