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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Lucid \Lu"cid\, adjective [L. lucidus, fr. lux, lucis, light. See {Light}, noun]

1. Shining; bright; resplendent; as, the lucid orbs of heaven.

Lucid, like a glowworm. --Sir I. Newton.

A court compact of lucid marbles. --Tennyson.

2. Clear; transparent. " Lucid streams." --Milton.

3. Presenting a clear view; easily understood; clear.

A lucid and interesting abstract of the debate. --Macaulay.

4. Bright with the radiance of intellect; not darkened or confused by delirium or madness; marked by the regular operations of reason; as, a lucid interval.

Syn: Luminous; bright; clear; transparent; sane; reasonable. See {Luminous}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

lucid

adjective

1: (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}]

2: having a clear mind; "a lucid moment in his madness"

3: capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident" [syn: {coherent}, {logical}, {lucid}]

4: 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}]


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