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3 definitions found
 for pellucid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pellucid \Pel*lu"cid\, a. [L. pellucidus; per (see Per-) +
     lucidus clear, bright: cf. F. pellucide.]
     Transparent; clear; limpid; translucent; not opaque.
     "Pellucid crystal." --Dr. H. More. "Pellucid streams."
     --Wordsworth.
     [1913 Webster] Pellucidity

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pellucid
      adj 1: transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity;
             "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal
             clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the
             limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook";
             "transparent crystal" [syn: crystalline, crystal
             clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent]
      2: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable;
         "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent
         oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear
         explanation"; "a perspicuous argument" [syn: limpid,
         lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear,
         perspicuous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "pellucid":
     Attic, Ciceronian, chaste, classic, clean-cut, clear,
     clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, cloudless, coherent,
     connected, consistent, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline,
     defined, definite, diaphane, diaphanous, direct, distinct, easy,
     elegant, explicit, express, filmy, finished, gauzy, gossamer,
     gossamery, graceful, gracile, light, light-pervious, lightish,
     lightsome, limpid, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luculent,
     luminous, natural, neat, nonopaque, peekaboo, perspicuous, plain,
     polished, pure, refined, relucent, restrained, revealing, round,
     see-through, semipellucid, semitranslucent, serene, sheer, simple,
     straightforward, tasteful, terse, thin, translucent, translucid,
     transparent, transpicuous, trim, unaffected, unambiguous,
     unclouded, unconfused, unequivocal, univocal, unlabored,
     unmistakable, unobscured, well-defined
  
  

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