Lu"cid (?), a. [L. lucidus, fr. lux, lucis, light. See Light, n.]

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.

 

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