semilucent

semilucent

(ˌsɛmɪˈluːsənt)
adj
1. partially translucent
2. literary giving off some light; somewhat lucent or luminous
References in classic literature ?
It's life that matters, nothing but life--the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process," said Katharine, as she passed under the archway, and so into the wide space of King's Bench Walk, "not the discovery itself at all." She spoke the last words looking up at Rodney's windows, which were a semilucent red color, in her honor, as she knew.
First, we surgically exposed the superior semicircular canal by opening the bulla dorsally; then, the semicircular canal bony wall was removed using a diamond burr until the membranous canals were exposed, presenting as semilucent under the microscope (Figure 1).
Woolf uses Rodney's windows to visualize Katharine's thought with a "shape of colour"--"a semilucent red colour, in her honour, as she knew" (ND 111).