diaphanous

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diaphanous

(usually of fabrics such as silk) fine and translucent
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By repeating the above steps, similarly, we can get attribute reduction of second level index of the six dimensions: exactitude, coordination, diaphaneity, timeliness, standardization and trust.
But despite the aggressive power of these works, the real impact of the show lay in subtler effects, such as the diaphaneity of rice paper, or the charged scrape of Schendel's fingernail across its delicate surface.
I believe that "consciousness," when once it has evaporated to this estate of pure diaphaneity, is on the point of disappearing altogether.
199D); streak is off-white to cream (and resinous looking); luster is resinous to greasy; diaphaneity is translucent; non-fluorescent; Mohs hardness is estimated at 3-4; tenacity is malleable; fracture is subconchoidal; cleavage and parting are not evident; calculated density is 7.