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Word of the Day 07/21/21 Lucida

Lucida (noun)
lucida [ loo-si-duh ]


noun, plural lu·ci·dae [loo-si-dee]. Astronomy.
1. the brightest star in a constellation.

Origin: 1720–30; < New Latin, special use of Latin lūcida (stella) bright (star), feminine of lūcidus lucid

HOW TO USE LUCIDA IN A SENTENCE
Theophilus says, "Hoc glutine omnis pictura superlinita lucida fit et decora, ac omnino durabilis."
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845|VARIOUS

Vnde si quis esset extra regionem ignis, terra ista in circumferentia su regionis per medium ignis lucida stella appareret.
THE DISCOVERY OF A WORLD IN THE MOONE|JOHN WILKINS

The figures were outlined with camera lucida and drawn on the table, close to the base of the microscope, 100 mm.
OHIO BIOLOGICAL SURVEY, BULL. 10, VOL. 11, NO. 6|BRUCE FINK AND LEAFY J. CORRINGTON

The drawings were made with camera lucida and were reduced one-half in making the plates.
OHIO BIOLOGICAL SURVEY, BULL. 10, VOL. 11, NO. 6|BRUCE FINK AND LEAFY J. CORRINGTON

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