diaphanous definition

  • adjective:
    • of these good texture as to be transparent or translucent: diaphanous tulle.
    • Characterized by delicacy of form. See Synonyms at airy.
    • Vague or insubstantial: diaphanous desires of fame.
    • Transparent; permitting light to feed; capable of being seen through.
    • Of a superb, practically clear texture, e.g. gossamer.
    • Allowing light to pass through, as porcelain; translucent or clear; pellucid; clear.
    • so slim regarding transmit light
    • Of such good surface concerning be clear or clear: diaphanous tulle.
    • Characterized by delicacy of form. See Synonyms at airy.
    • Vague or insubstantial: diaphanous ambitions of fame.
    • Transparent; allowing light to pass through; capable of becoming seen through.
    • Of a fine, practically clear surface, e.g. gossamer.
    • permitting light to feed, as porcelain; clear or clear; pellucid; clear.
    • so thin as to transfer light
  • others:
    • Transmitting light; allowing the passing of light; transparent; obvious; clear.
    • Transmitting light; permitting the passage of light; clear; clear; translucent.

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