translucence

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[ UK /tɹænslˈuːsəns/ ]
NOUN
  1. the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
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How To Use translucence In A Sentence

  • Her skin had an uncanny translucence relieved by large dark blotches where nurses had tried to find a vein and she had bled under the surface.
  • Opaque during the day, the perforated screens have a seductive, gauzy translucence after dark, as light diffuses through the fine mesh.
  • These stripes often alternate between dense opacity and a milky translucence that barely hides the underlying layers.
  • Unprecedented in a translucence plastic body provides various types of color to provide a wide variety of choices to rider.
  • Suspended within multiple layers of the building structure, the effect of this gauzy translucence is to elevate space into an experience of lightness and weightlessness.
  • Waves lose their translucence, become a million jagged snowcaps that bob and creak, weave and thrash on a suicide mission southwards, the North Fork of Long Island, a blue and brown dash in the distance. Monkeytown prologue/chapter first
  • Galia Amsel, working with translucence and opacity, pushes grey and white glass to its densest, tapering her squared slabs towards narrow, light edges.
  • It also had a translucence about it, but not as much as described by some art critics in the press, the material was a lot thicker than the PVC they described, it was more like rubber.
  • The alabaster's milky translucence and variegated, veined surfaces suggest the body, celestial charts and tide-roiled seashores.
  • But, the spreading of colours to get the effect of translucence or transparency should be done before the material absorbs the colour.
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