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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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diaphanousdi‧aph‧a‧nous /daɪˈæfənəs/ adjective literary  DCTHIN OBJECT OR MATERIALdiaphanous cloth is so thin that you can almost see through it
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diaphanousBlake often stretches concepts with contentious boundaries into diaphanous holdalls.Silver paint coating their exterior reflects heat in warm weather and contributes to the diaphanous kinetic appearance of the structure.a diaphanous silk gown
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