Definitions

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  • n. transparency

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being diaphanous; transparency; pellucidness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The power of transmitting light; transparency; diaphanousness; pellucidness.

Etymologies

From Latin diaphaneitas (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • -- In transmitted light we have, as stated above, single or double refraction, polarisation, and diaphaneity.

    The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones

  • I believe (he continues) that 'consciousness,' when once it has evaporated to this estate of pure diaphaneity, is on the point of disappearing altogether.

    The Analysis of Mind

  • It is neither young nor old, the Face: it has a vapoury indefinableness that leaves it a riddle; -- its diaphaneity reveals no particular tint; -- perhaps you may not even be quite sure whether it has a beard.

    Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes Mystic-Humorous Stories

  • Then, with characteristic frankness, my young lady shakes out before me things all frills, embroidery, ribbons, diaphaneity, which the ordinary man only examines through shop-front windows when a philosophic mood induces him to speculate on the unfathomable vanity of woman.

    The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne : a Novel

  • What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.

    Les Miserables, Volume I, Fantine

  • The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.

    Les Miserables, Volume III, Marius

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