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translucent

Descriptive of a material that transmits light but diffuses it sufficiently so that an image cannot be seen through the material clearly.
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The shimmering flat water is translucently clear, revealing shoals of brightly coloured fish below (the lake has a huge variety of endemic cichlids).
Indeed, given the timing of the symposium itself, how and what can translucently shine forth in light of the trauma of September 11?
Translucently pale with vibrant red hair, the stunning actress could easily pass for a decade younger than her 46 years.
On higher-spec Corsas the dials are translucently backlit, the dash and centre console look classy and options like Flexi-Fix integrated bike rack, which slides out of the rear bumper, is useful as well as novel.
It seems fairly lightweight next to the Schubert, something like an orchestra tuning up, but there's no doubting it holds a fascination all its own, particularly in its cool, sometimes translucently lunar musical landscape.
For a more complete picture, browse through a funky antique shop, clatter along in a streetcar, savor a peppery morsel of shellfish in an out-of-the-way restaurant, wander alleys on a historic walking tour or marvel at a translucently white alligator in the zoo.