Definition of Lucite in English:

Lucite

Line breaks: Lu¦cite
Pronunciation: /ˈluːsʌɪt
 
/

noun

[mass noun] trademark , chiefly North American
A solid transparent plastic made of polymethyl methacrylate (the same material as Perspex or Plexiglas): this replica, made of Lucite, is 7 inches tall [as modifier]: a clear Lucite base
More example sentences
  • Her furniture is formed of inflatable see-through plastic, while her bed looks like a solid block of lucite.
  • Her acceptance was as gracious and exalting as if she herself had won the transparent, lucite trophy.
  • She's got it lined with sheepskin everywhere you can see, and she's got these bubble chairs made of lucite that are suspended from the ceiling by chains.

Origin

1930s: from Latin lux, luc- 'light' + -ite1.

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