HyperDic: filmy

English > 1 sense of the word filmy:
ADJECTIVEallfilmy, diaphanous, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebbyso thin as to transmit light
English > filmy: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningSo thin as to transmit light.
Example "filmy wings of a moth"
Synonymsdiaphanous, 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
Nounsfilma thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things

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