Definition of diaphanous
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Examples of diaphanous in a Sentence
the bride wore a diaphanous veil
Recent Examples of diaphanous from the Web
All its electronics are hidden beneath the disc tray, and a separate five-button IR controller keeps fingerprints from marring its diaphanous beauty.
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DIAPHANOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diaphanous for English Language Learners
—used to describe cloth that is very thin and light
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