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translucent -- as in: translucent shower door
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The Time Machine
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  • There in the flickering light of the lamp was the machine sure enough, squat, ugly, and askew; a thing of brass, ebony, ivory, and translucent glimmering quartz.

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  • I could see a vague form through the translucent glass.
  • he flat seed pods were still thick and green, but later, in the fall, the skin would dry thin, and cold winds would strip away the hull to the last translucent membrane, holding the dark eyes of the seed inside it.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony

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