Diaphaneity
Diaphaneity Di`a*pha*ne"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. diaphan['e]it['e]. See {Diaphanous}.] The quality of being diaphanous; transparency; pellucidness. [1913 Webster]

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  • diaphaneity — noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being diaphanous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diaphaneity — /di af euh nee i tee, duy euh feuh /, n. the quality of being diaphanous; transparency. [1650 60; < Gk diaphané(s) showing through + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • diaphaneity — noun transparency …   Wiktionary

  • diaphaneity — di·a·pha·ne·i·ty (di″ə fə neґĭ te) transparency …   Medical dictionary

  • diaphaneity — n. Transparency, translucency, pellucidness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • diaphaneity — di·aph·a·ne·i·ty …   English syllables

  • diaphaneity — di•aph•a•ne•i•ty [[t]dɪˌæf əˈni ɪ ti, ˌdaɪ ə fə [/t]] n. the quality of being diaphanous • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • diaphaneity — /daɪəfəˈniəti/ (say duyuhfuh neeuhtee) noun transparency …   Australian English dictionary

  • diaphaneity — (ˌ)dīˌafəˈnēəd.ē, ˌdīəfə noun ( es) Etymology: French diaphanéité, from diaphane diaphanous + ité ity : the quality or state of being diaphanous; specifically : the a …   Useful english dictionary

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