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1. Admitting the passage of light; transparent or translucent. See Synonyms at clear.
2. Transparently clear in style or meaning: pellucid prose.
[Latin pellūcidus, from pellūcēre, to shine through : per-, through; see per- + lūcēre, to shine; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]
pel·lu·cid′i·ty, pel·lu′cid·ness n.
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the quality, state, or art of writing or speaking in a fashion that is easy to understand. — pellucidness, n. — pellucid, adj.See also: Language Style
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|Noun||1.||pellucidity - free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression|
monosemy - having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases
focus - maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; "the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion"
explicitness - clarity as a consequence of being explicit
|2.||pellucidity - passing light without diffusion or distortion|
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