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adjective as in covered with mist; blurry

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Incidentally, if you’ve used a filmy plastic produce bag, you know PE is not only thermally transparent but visually transparent.

Frail, filmy animals like these “don’t lend themselves to traditional study methods,” says ecologist Kelly Sutherland, at the University of Oregon in Eugene, who was not involved in the research.

Lush embroidery and embellishment covered the neckline of filmy tulle gowns.

The filmy, azure angles at the tip were straining to part, held together by just one drop of light.

A trail of filmy vapor crawled out athwart the lower pines and covered them as it rolled rapidly upward.

The pale blue and the profusion of delicate filmy lace suited Lucy Warrender's dreamy blonde beauty.

Harkness was examining their ship, where shreds of filmy, fibrous material still clung, when Chet spoke.

A filmy and diaphanous creature was Mrs. Patton also—one could never have dreamed of so exquisite a black butterfly.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to filmy, such as: chiffon, cobwebby, dainty, delicate, diaphanous, and fine.

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