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diaphanous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word diaphanous

(adj) so thin as to transmit light
Example Sentence
  • 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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for diaphanous

remember this sentence. il bet ul never forget it in ur life " modern gowns are diaphanous" .i.e transparent
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by oneflewover

Think of the clear cellophane plastic wrap, which is clear. PHANE, meaning clear, is the same root that is found in diaphanous.
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by viciousvegetable

dia- circular phan - fan When fan circulates it is transparent (i.e) we can see tru the wings of the fan
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by dexters

Dia+phanous sounds like famous.. Famous celebrities usually portray themselves 'Transparent' i.e. wat they appear 2 outside world they actually are the same inside!
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by avinav

diaphanous- dia(mirza)'s phans(fans) like to see her in transperent clothes
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by pandya_1989

diaphanēs, from dia 'through' + phainein 'to show'
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by shootdemup!

DIE HARD FANous....I am a die hard fan of light and delicate and almost transparent clothes....
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by nileshdive

Diaper for hens are made transparent so that farmer can know when they have laid eggs and when they have done shit.
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by anujpathania

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by joxeusindia

photon can pass
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by sharif2059

Imagine Dia Mirza wearing a dress made of cellophene paper
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