Difference between translucency and translucentness




  1. the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely


J.M.W. Turner's "The Blue Rigi, Sunrise," painted in 1842, looks across Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, where the mountain becomes a conduit for reflecting light and color, showing watercolor's prized purity and translucency.

The skin of his buildings employs a full palette of optical effects - transparency, translucency, opacity and reflectivity - in a way that seems subtly integrated with the city's structure.

The pastes properties of banana starch such as translucency , retrogradation and freeze - thaw were studied.

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