Definition of Translucent substance
1. Noun. A material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Isinglass, Mica, Hyalin, Hyaline
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Literary usage of Translucent substance
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1. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"One cannot see through a translucent substance as one can through a pane of glass, but some light pa&*~ through the substance. Ground glass or thin pieces ..."
2. The Medical Times and Gazette (1875)
"In some few cases, the translucent substance constitutes nearly the whole of ... On microscopical examination the translucent substance is seen to consist ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"Radiating from the pupa, resting on the translucent substance, are three conspicuous lines of white secretion, one from the caudal end, and one from each ..."
4. Transactions of the International Medical Congress, Seventh Session, Held in by William MacCormac, George Henry Makins (1881)
"It consists of irregular roundish masses embedded in the translucent substance already described, from which it can frequently be readily enucleated. ..."
5. Protozoa and Disease by James Jackson Clarke (1908)
"The translucent substance, before it had been hardened, was of sufficient ... The opaque areas were sharply marked off from the translucent substance, ..."
6. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1881)
"Each hair is covered with imbricated scales, within which comes a fibrous, translucent substance, and then, in all cases, ..."