Webster 1913 Edition
-entis, p. pr. of
translucereto shine through;
transacross, through =
lucereto shine. See
Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent.
[Poetic]“Fountain or fresh current . . . translucent, pure.”
Replenished from the cool,
A thing is translucent when it merely admits the passage of light, without enabling us to distinguish the color and outline of objects through it; it is transparent when we can clearly discern objects placed on the other side of it. Glass, water, etc., are transparent; ground glass is translucent; a translucent style.
Webster 1828 Edition
Replenish'd from the cool translucent springs.