Pellucidly

pellucid

[puh-loo-sid]
adjective
1.
allowing the maximum passage of light, as glass; translucent.
2.
clear or limpid: pellucid waters.
3.
clear in meaning, expression, or style: a pellucid way of writing.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin pellūcidus, variant of perlūcidus. See per-, lucid

pellucidity [pel-oo-sid-i-tee] , pellucidness, noun
pellucidly, adverb
subpellucid, adjective
subpellucidly, adverb
subpellucidness, noun
subpellucidity, noun


2. transparent.


1, 2. opaque. 3. obscure.
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pellucid (pɛˈluːsɪd)
 
adj
1.  transparent or translucent
2.  extremely clear in style and meaning; limpid
 
[C17: from Latin pellūcidus, variant of perlūcidus, from perlūcēre to shine through, from per through + lūcēre to shine]
 
pel'lucidly
 
adv
 
pellu'cidity
 
n
 
pel'lucidness
 
n

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pellucid
"transparent, translucent," 1619, from L. pellucidus "transparent," from pellucere "shine through," from per- "through" + lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)).
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pellucid pel·lu·cid (pə-lōō'sĭd)
adj.
Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent.


pel·lu·cid'i·ty or pel·lu'cid·ness n.
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