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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 di·aph·a·nous /daɪˈæfənəs/
 (a.)透明的,精緻的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·aph·a·nous a.  Allowing light to pass through, as porcelain; translucent or transparent; pellucid; clear.
    Another cloud in the region of them, light enough to be fantastic and diaphanous.   --Landor.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 diaphanous
      adj : so thin as to transmit light; "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"
            [syn: filmy, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, sheer,
             transparent, vaporous, cobwebby]