Diaphanously Di*aph"a*nous*ly, adv. Translucently. [1913 Webster]

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  • diaphanously — adverb see diaphanous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diaphanously — See diaphaneity. * * * …   Universalium

  • diaphanously — adverb In a diaphanous manner or to a diaphanous extent …   Wiktionary

  • diaphanously — di·aph·a·nous·ly …   English syllables

  • diaphanously — adverb : in a diaphanous manner * * * dīaphˈanously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑diaphanous …   Useful english dictionary

  • diaphanous — diaphanously, adv. diaphanousness, n. /duy af euh neuhs/, adj. 1. very sheer and light; almost completely transparent or translucent. 2. delicately hazy. [1605 15; < ML diaphanus < Gk diaphan(és) transparent (equiv. to diaphan , s. of diaphaínein …   Universalium

  • diaphanous — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin diaphanus, from Greek diaphanēs, from diaphainein to show through, from dia + phainein to show more at fancy Date: 1614 1. characterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through < diaphanous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • diaphanous — /daɪˈæfənəs / (say duy afuhnuhs) adjective transparent; translucent. {Medieval Latin diaphanus, from Greek diaphanēs, from dia through + phainein to shine} –diaphanously, adverb –diaphanousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • diaphanous — [dī af′ə nəs] adj. [ML diaphanus < Gr diaphanēs, transparent < diaphainein, to shine through < dia , through + phainein, to show: see FANTASY] 1. so fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent [diaphanous cloth] 2. vague …   English World dictionary

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