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Definitions of hyaline:

part of speech: adjective

Transparent; resembling glass.

part of speech: adjective

Of a glassy, homogeneous, translucent appearance.

Usage examples for hyaline:

  • It has an uncelestial scent, The clothing of this mendicant; He cried, That trickling down my spine Is anything but hyaline "Lundy's Lane and Other Poems", Duncan Campbell Scott
  • But that cry, Even from her chamber in the river- deeps, His mother heard: around her spun the nymphs Milesian wool stained through with hyaline dye, Drymo, Xantho, Ligea, Phyllodoce, Their glossy locks o'er snowy shoulders shed, Cydippe and Lycorias yellow- haired, A maiden one, one newly learned even then To bear Lucina's birth- pang. "The Georgics", Virgil
  • The spherical bodies, or perithecia, were seated on a plentiful hyaline mycelium. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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