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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trans·lu·cent /-sṇt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 trans·lu·cent /-ṇt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·lu·cent a.
 1. Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent.
 2. Transparent; clear. [Poetic] “Fountain or fresh current . . . translucent, pure.”
    Replenished from the cool, translucent springs.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- Translucent, Transparent.
 Usage: A thing is translucent when it merely admits the passage of light, without enabling us to distinguish the color and outline of objects through it; it is transparent when we can clearly discern objects placed on the other side of it. Glass, water, etc., are transparent; ground glass is translucent; a translucent style.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : almost transparent; allowing light to pass through
            diffusely; "translucent amber"; "semitransparent
            curtains at the windows" [syn: semitransparent]