pellucid


pellucid
I adjective apparent, clear, clear-cut, comprehensible, crystalline, diaphanous, disclosed, easy to understand, exoteric, explicit, express, hyaline, intelligible, limpid, lucid, manifest, obvious, overt, palpable, patent, pellucidus, plain, pure, recognizable, revealed, simple, straightforward, transparent, unambiguous, unconcealed, understandable, undisguised, unhidden, unquestionable II index clear (apparent), cognizable, coherent (clear), comprehensible, distinct (clear), lucid

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  • Pellucid — Pel*lu cid, a. [L. pellucidus; per (see {Per }) + lucidus clear, bright: cf. F. pellucide.] Transparent; clear; limpid; translucent; not opaque. Pellucid crystal. Dr. H. More. Pellucid streams. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pellucid — [pə lo͞o′sid] adj. [L pellucidus < pellucere, to shine through < per, through (see PER1) + lucere, to shine < lux,LIGHT1] 1. transparent or translucent; clear 2. easy to understand; clear and simple in style [a pellucid explanation] SYN …   English World dictionary

  • pellucid — transparent, translucent, 1610s, from L. pellucidus transparent, from pellucere shine through, from per through + lucere to shine (see LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pellucid — *clear, transparent, translucent, lucid, diaphanous, limpid Analogous words: *pure, sheer: *bright, brilliant, luminous, radiant Contrasted words: *turbid, muddy, roily …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pellucid — ► ADJECTIVE 1) translucently clear. 2) easily understood. ORIGIN Latin pellucidus, from perlucere shine through …   English terms dictionary

  • pellucid — [[t]pelu͟ːsɪd[/t]] ADJ Something that is pellucid is extremely clear. [LITERARY] ...her pellucid blue eyes... The anchor chain had rattled out in that warm pellucid water. Syn: limpid …   English dictionary

  • pellucid — pellucidity /pel oo sid i tee/, pellucidness, n. pellucidly, adv. /peuh looh sid/, adj. 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… …   Universalium

  • pellucid — adjective 1) the pellucid waters Syn: translucent, transparent, clear, crystal clear, crystalline, glassy, limpid, unclouded, gin clear 2) pellucid prose Syn: lucid, limpid, clear …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • pellucid — adjective Etymology: Latin pellucidus, from per through + lucidus lucid more at for Date: 1610 1. admitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion < a pellucid stream > 2. reflecting light evenly from all surfaces 3. easy to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pellucid — pel|lu|cid [pıˈlu:sıd] adj literary [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: pellucidus, from per through + lucidus ( LUCID)] very clear = ↑transparent ▪ a pellucid stream …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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