HyperDic: gossamer

English > 4 senses of the word gossamer:
ADJECTIVEallgossamer, etherealcharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
allgossamer, diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebbyso thin as to transmit light
NOUNartifactgossamera gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture / texture
artifactgossamer, cobwebfilaments from a web that was spun by a spider
gossamer > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'sahmer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > gossamer: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy.
Example "gossamer shading through his playing"
Synonymethereal
Broaderdelicateexquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing
Spanishetéreo
Nounsgossamera gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture / texture
gossamerfilaments from a web that was spun by a spider
English > gossamer: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSo thin as to transmit light.
Example "gossamer cobwebs"
Synonymsdiaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishdiáfano, transparente
Catalantransparent
English > gossamer: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture / texture.
Broadergauze, netting, veilingA net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
Spanishgasa sutil
Adjectivesgossamercharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
English > gossamer: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningfilaments from a web that was spun by a spider.
Synonymcobweb
Broaderfibril, filament, strandA very slender natural or synthetic fiber
Spanishhilos de telaraña, tela de araña
Catalanfils de teranyina
Adjectivesgossamercharacterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

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