limpid
adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French limpide, from Latin limpidus, perhaps from lympha water — more at lymph Date: 1613 1. a. marked by transparency ; pellucid <
limpid streams
>
b. clear and simple in style <
limpid prose
>
2. absolutely serene and untroubled Synonyms: see clearlimpidity nounlimpidly adverblimpidness noun

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  • limpid — LIMPÍD, Ă, limpizi, de, adj. (livr.) Limpede. – Din lat. limpidus, fr. limpide, it. limpido. Trimis de cornel, 23.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  LIMPÍD adj. v. albastru, clar, curat, limpede, pur, senin, străveziu …   Dicționar Român

  • Limpid — Lim pid (l[i^]m p[i^]d), a. [L. limpidus; akin to Gr. la mpein to shine: cf. F. limpide. Cf. {Lamp}.] 1. Characterized by clearness or transparency; clear; as, a limpid stream. [1913 Webster] Springs which were clear, fresh, and limpid. Woodward …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limpid — [lim′pid] adj. [Fr limpide < L limpidus, altered (? from liquidus, LIQUID) < OL limpa, lumpa, water: see LYMPH] 1. perfectly clear; transparent; not cloudy or turbid [limpid waters] 2. clear and simple [limpid prose] limpidity n. limpidness …   English World dictionary

  • Limpīd — (limpide, lat.), klar, hell …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Limpid — Limpīd (lat.), klar, hell; Limpidität, Klarheit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • limpid — index clear (apparent), lucid, pellucid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • limpid — англ. [ли/мпид] limpide фр. [лэнпи/д] limpido ит. [ли/мпидо] прозрачно, ясно …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • limpid — (adj.) c.1600, from Fr. limpide (15c.) and directly from L. limpidus clear, from limpa water goddess, water; probably cognate with lympha clear liquid (see LYMPH (Cf. lymph)). Related: Limpidly …   Etymology dictionary

  • limpid — *clear, transparent, translucent, lucid, pellucid, diaphanous Analogous words: *pure, sheer: lucid, perspicuous, *clear Antonyms: turbid Contrasted words: muddy, roily (see TURBID): *obscure, vague, dark: murky, dusky (see DARK) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • limpid — [adj] clear, comprehensible bright, comprehensible, crystal clear, crystalline, definite, distinct, filmy, intelligible, lucid, luculent, obvious, pellucid, perspicuous, pure, see through, thin, translucent, transparent, transpicuous,… …   New thesaurus

  • limpid — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a liquid or the eyes) clear. 2) (especially of writing or music) clear or melodious. DERIVATIVES limpidity noun limpidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin limpidus …   English terms dictionary

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