See lucency.

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  • lucently — adverb see lucent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lucently — lu·cent·ly …   English syllables

  • lucently — adverb : in a lucent manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • lucent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin lucent , lucens, present participle of lucēre to shine more at light Date: 15th century 1. glowing with light ; luminous 2. marked by clarity or translucence ; clear • lucently adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lucent — lucency; Rare, lucence, n. lucently, adv. /looh seuhnt/, adj. 1. shining. 2. translucent; clear. [1490 1500; < L lucent (s. of lucens), prp. of lucere to shine. See LUCID, ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • lucent — (adj.) mid 15c., shining, bright, luminous, from L. lucentem (nom. lucens), prp. of lucere to shine (see LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.)). Meaning lucid, clear is from 1820. Related: Lucently …   Etymology dictionary

  • lucent — [lo͞o′sənt] adj. [L lucens, prp. of lucere, to shine: see LIGHT1] 1. giving off light; shining 2. translucent or clear lucency n. lucently adv …   English World dictionary

  • lucent — adj. literary 1 shining, luminous. 2 translucent. Derivatives: lucency n. lucently adv. Etymology: L lucere shine (as LUX) …   Useful english dictionary

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