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Perspicuous


PERSPIC'UOUS, adjective [Latin perspicuus.]

Transparent; translucent. [Little Used.]

1. Clear to the understanding; that may be clearly understood; not obscure or ambiguous. Language is perspicuous when it readily presents to the reader or hearer the precise ideas which are intended to be expressed. Meaning, sense or signification if perspicuous when it is clearly and easily comprehended.