vapourous

vapourous

adjective
1. so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks" 
2. resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds" [syn: vaporific
3. filled with vapor; "miasmic jungles"; "a vaporous bog" [syn: miasmal
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