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diaphaneity

[ dih-af-uh-nee-i-tee, dahy-uh-fuh- ]
/ dɪˌæf əˈni ɪ ti, ˌdaɪ ə fə- /
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noun

the quality of being diaphanous; transparency.

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Origin of diaphaneity

1650–60; <Greek diaphanḗ(s) showing through + -ity
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