Definition of 'translucent'
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Their leader was a thin man with translucent skin and a tight little mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has nearly translucent skin, wide blue eyes and a transfer tattoo on her neck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Gently fry the onions and garlic in butter and chilli oil till soft and translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Try applying a little translucent powder to lips after your lipstick. The Sun (2014)Fry until the onions are soft and translucent. The Sun (2014)Keep all your hard work in place with loose translucent powder. The Sun (2013)Dice the sweet onion and cook in a pan in olive oil until translucent and soft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For extra hold pat translucent powder or matching powder shadow on top. The Sun (2012)Chop the half onion thinly and fry under low heat so that it becomes soft and translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fry until very soft and translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep your lipstick and some lip gloss handy, some translucent powder to dab the shine. The Sun (2007)If you overdo it, tone it down with a little translucent powder. The Sun (2011)For a matte effect with any lippy, lightly dust with translucent powder. The Sun (2013)I love the way silk catches the light and becomes translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)While I had been sleeping the light outside became translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That was before the lines, the translucent skin, the folds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And some pale skin is translucent; you can almost see through it - you can see little veins. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Slice the onions and brown in the oil in a non-stick frying pan, adding the mushrooms when the onions have become translucent and light brown. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'translucent'
British English: translucent ADJECTIVE
If a material is translucent, some light can pass through it.
The building is roofed entirely with translucent corrugated plastic.
Definition of translucent from the Collins English Dictionary
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