HyperDic: diaphanous

English > 1 sense of the word diaphanous:
ADJECTIVEalldiaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebbyso thin as to transmit light
diaphanous > pronunciation
Soundsdayae'fahnihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > diaphanous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningSo thin as to transmit light.
Example"a hat with a diaphanous veil"
Synonymsfilmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishdiáfano, transparente
Catalantransparent

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