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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lucid  \Lu"cid\,  a.  [L.  lucidus,  fr  lux,  lucis,  light.  See 
  {Light},  n.] 
  1.  Shining;  bright;  resplendent;  as  the  lucid  orbs  of 
  Lucid,  like  a  glowworm.  --Sir  I. 
  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. 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  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},  {luculent},  {pellucid},  {crystal  clear}, 
  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}] 
  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  cristal"  [syn:  {crystalline},  {crystal  clear}, 
  {limpid},  {pellucid},  {transparent}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1.  Early  query  language,  ca  1965,  System  Development  Corp, 
  Santa  Monica,  CA  [Sammet  1969,  p.701]. 
  2.  A  family  of  dataflow  languages  descended  from  {ISWIM}, 
  {lazy}  but  {first-order}. 
  Ashcroft  &  Wadge  ,  1981. 
  They  use  a  dynamic  {demand  driven}  model.  Statements  are 
  regarded  as  equations  defining  a  network  of  processors  and 
  communication  lines,  through  which  the  data  flows.  Every  data 
  object  is  thought  of  as  an  infinite  {stream}  of  simple  values, 
  every  function  as  a  {filter}.  Lucid  has  no  {data 
  constructor}s  such  as  {array}s  or  {record}s.  {Iteration}  is 
  simulated  with  'is  current'  and  'fby'  (concatenation  of 
  sequences).  Higher-order  functions  are  implemented  using  pure 
  dataflow  and  no  closures  or  heaps. 
  ["Lucid:  The  Dataflow  Language"  by  Bill  Wadge 
    and  Ed  Ashcroft  c.  1985].  ["Lucid,  the 
  Dataflow  Programming  Language",  W.  Wadge,  Academic  Press 

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