lucid lucid  /ˈlu səd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
  2. (adj) having a clear mind
  3. (adj) capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
  4. (adj) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Usage(s):

  • His lucid essay on global warming set it apart from all others because of its clarifying content and incisive commentary.

News

  1. Steve Jobs Had to Die So Kanye West Could Live, Says Kanye West

    In case you didn't get the messages he left on your machine telling you about it, Kanye West has just given a textbook-crazy Kanye West interview (long; intermittently lucid; featuring a name drop of former Balenciaga creative director Nicolas Ghesquière) to the New York Times. You can read the gospel here . Read more...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gawker

  2. LucidPipe Power System from Lucid Energy Selected for the Sustainia100 Top Sustainable Solutions

    LucidPipe™ in-conduit hydropower system has been named to the global Sustainia list of the 100 most promising and innovative solutions at the forefront of sustainability. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10818884.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Movie review: "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks”

    A lucid, engaging documentary frames the WikiLeaks scandal through the stories of its polarizing star and the soldier who started it all.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "We are very lucid on the situation of the industry that there is a recession in the United States, at least in the car market," Ghosn told reporters, adding automakers also face rising costs for iron ore, precious metals, aluminum and other...
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Give me a few minutes before I talk," Byrd said as he packed up in the Indians clubhouse. "I'm not lucid right now. I'm saying funny things. Give me a half-hour and I'll talk."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Paul Byrd Source: Washington Post

  3. "My feeling is that Fidel is in very good health, that he's as lucid as he's ever been," Silva said.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Lula da Silva Source: Guardian Unlimited

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