translucid

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translucid

(trænzˈluːsɪd)
adj
a less common word for translucent
translucidity n
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"Culture has not the translucidity of custom," he says, to "bring abandoned traditions to life again does not only mean going against the current of history but also opposing one's own people." Finding refuge in the past of one's 'race' goes against "the realities" of the day.
Development of nowadays dental techniques for repairing oral teeth is based on acrylic resins and their properties, such as: esthetic properties (translucidity, color similar to the replaced tissues and color maintaining both during elaboration and inside human mouth) and physical- chemical properties (dimension stability and shape maintaining during processing and inside human mouth, good elasticity, wear resistance in human mouth, impermeability for saliva and food, good polishing and hygiene, good connection to the other prosthesis components, superior plasticity temperature than human mouth temperature, non toxicity and non-irritating for the human tissue).
Sartre would like to be Argus, all-seeing eyes, a window on the world, and possess the translucidity of water, the observer unobserved.