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limpid


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limpid  \Lim"pid\  (-p[i^]d),  a.  [L.  limpidus  akin  to  Gr 
  la`mpein  to  shine:  cf  F.  limpide.  Cf  {Lamp}.] 
  Characterized  by  clearness  or  transparency;  clear;  as  a 
  limpid  stream. 
 
  Springs  which  were  clear,  fresh,  and  limpid. 
  --Woodward. 
 
  Syn:  Clear;  transparent;  pellucid;  lucid;  pure;  crystal; 
  translucent;  bright. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  limpid 
  adj  1:  clear  and  bright;  "the  liquid  air  of  a  spring  morning"; 
  "eyes  shining  with  a  liquid  luster";  "limpid  blue 
  eyes"  [syn:  {liquid}] 
  2:  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  cristal"  [syn:  {crystalline},  {crystal  clear}, 
  {lucid},  {pellucid},  {transparent}] 
  3:  (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: 
  {lucid},  {luculent},  {pellucid},  {crystal  clear},  {perspicuous}] 




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