diaphaneity

diaphaneity

[dih-af-uh-nee-i-tee, dahy-uh-fuh-]
noun
the quality of being diaphanous; transparency.

Origin:
1650–60; < Greek diaphanḗ(s) showing through + -ity

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diaphanous (daɪˈæfənəs)
 
adj
(usually of fabrics such as silk) fine and translucent
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin diaphanus, from Greek diaphanēs transparent, from diaphainein to show through, from dia- + phainein to show]
 
di'aphanously
 
adv
 
di'aphanousness
 
n
 
diaphaneity
 
n

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