TRANSLUCENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSLUCENT
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 a.  partly transparent; transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen
Classic Sentence:
1  There in the flickering light of the lamp was the machine sure enough, squat, ugly, and askew; a thing of brass, ebony, ivory, and translucent glimmering quartz.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In XII
2  In one thin, translucently white hand he held a handkerchief, while with the other he stroked the delicate mustache he had grown, moving his fingers slowly.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence:
1  We could not recognize the people in the next room because of the translucent curtains that separated us.
2  This china is so fine and delicate that it's translucent.
3  The toughness, strength, and translucence of porcelain arise mainly from the formation at these high temperatures of glass and the mineral mullite within the fired body.