adj (usually of fabrics such as silk) fine and translucent
(C17: from Medieval Latin diaphanus, from Greek diaphanes transparent, from diaphainein to show through, from dia- + phainein to show)
diaphanousness, diaphaneity n
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chiffon, clear, cobwebby, delicate, filmy, fine, gauzy, gossamer, light, pellucid, see-through, sheer, thin, translucent, transparent
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