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This week's theme: what does that company name mean?
lucent (LOO-suhnt) adjective
1. Luminous; shining.
2. Translucent; clear.
[From Latin lucent, from lucere (to shine). Other words derived from the same root are elucidate, lucid, and translucent.]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"Now I am nestling on the sofa, antique crystal glass in one hand, elegant bottle of lucent amber in the other." Victoria Moore; Sweet Surrender; New Statesman (London); Dec 18, 1998.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses. -Horace, poet and satirist (65-8 BCE)
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