translucidus

translucidus

[tran′slüs·əd·əs]
(meteorology)
A cloud variety occurring in a layer, patch, or extensive sheet, the greater part of which is sufficiently translucent to reveal the position of the sun, or through which higher clouds may be discerned; this variety is found in the general altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, and stratus.
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Observations on the life cycles of Diplotriaenoides translucidus anderson and members of the genus Diplotriaena.
2008), (3) Troglorhopa-lurus translucidus Lourenco, Baptista & Giupponi, 2004 (Buthidae), a bizarre, cave-dwelling, unpigmented scorpion (Lourenco, et al.
In the classical Latin, the transparent adjective was translated with translucidus, perlucidus, perlucens, liquidus, splendidus, all these adjectives are often referred to water and air and they mean limpid or clear.