gauzy

[gaw-zee]
adjective, gauzier, gauziest.
like gauze; transparently thin and light.

Origin:
1790–1800; gauze + -y1

gauzily, adverb
gauziness, noun
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gauzy (ˈɡɔːzɪ)
 
adj , gauzier, gauziest
resembling gauze; thin and transparent
 
'gauzily
 
adv
 
'gauziness
 
n

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Example sentences
Gauzy curtains frame the entrance and provide privacy and bug protection when needed.
Most of the billions of things this eye sees each night are starlike specks or gauzy smudges of light.
These gauzy generalities are not significantly probative and, therefore, carry no weight in the summary judgment calculus.
Horizontal trusses support hanging fabric screens, which can be sturdy enough to hold a whiteboard or gauzy enough to see through.
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