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A web made by a spider
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  1. A web made by a spider
  2. Something that resembles a spider's net in either its mesh like, entrapping or fragileness quality.
  3. The net-like construct of a spider containing sticky strands to catch prey.
(Bot.) The stalk of a stamen bearing the anther
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  1. (Bot.) The stalk of a stamen bearing the anther
  2. Any of the dark, sinuous lines visible through certain filters on the disk of the Sun. Filaments are solar prominences that are viewed against the solar surface rather than being silhouetted along the outer edges of the disk.
  3. The fine metal wire in a lightbulb, which becomes incandescent when heated by an electric current
A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
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  1. A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
  2. A threadlike part of a climbing plant, often in a spiral form, supporting it by clinging to or coiling around an object
  3. (Botany) A thin, spirally coiling stem that attaches a plant to its support.
Any very thin, light, transparent, loosely woven material, as of cotton or silk
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  1. Any very thin, light, transparent, loosely woven material, as of cotton or silk
  2. Any similar but stiff material, as of thin wire
  3. A thin, loosely woven cloth usually of cotton, used for dressings, bandages, and absorbent sponges.
A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
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  1. A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
  2. (Biol.) The substance of an organic body or organ, consisting of cells and intercellular material
  3. Tissue paper.
Ornamental accessories, such as ribbons or laces, for women's clothing.
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  1. Ornamental accessories, such as ribbons or laces, for women's clothing.
  2. Ribbons, laces, etc. used as accessories to a woman's dress
  3. A sheer, lightweight fabric of silk, nylon, etc.
(Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
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  1. (Bot.) Growing in the air instead of in soil or water
  2. Of, for, or by means of aircraft:
  3. Like air; light as air
Ethereal.
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  1. Ethereal.
  2. (Poetic) aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary.
  3. (Old Poet.) Airy; unsubstantial; visionary
Light as air; delicate; graceful
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  1. Light as air; delicate; graceful
  2. (Painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
  3. Light or delicate:
Vague or indistinct; airy
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  1. Vague or indistinct; airy
  2. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
  3. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
Very light; airy; delicate
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  1. Very light; airy; delicate
  2. (Chem.) Of, like, or containing ether, esp. if mixed with an essential oil
  3. Extremely light or delicate:
Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
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  1. Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
  2. Resembling film in thinness or translucency; gauzy:
  3. Gauzy; sheer; very thin
Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
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  1. Resembling gauze, as in thinness or translucency:
  2. Thin, light, and transparent, like gauze; diaphanous
  3. Having the qualities of gauze; light, thin, transparent, hazy
  1. Like gossamer; flimsy.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Very thin; transparent; diaphanous
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  1. Very thin; transparent; diaphanous
  2. Completely such, without qualification or exception:
  3. Thin, fine, and translucent:
So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
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  1. So fine in texture or open in mesh that objects on the other side may be seen relatively clearly; sheer; gauzy; diaphanous
  2. So fine in texture that it can be seen through; sheer.
  3. Capable of transmitting light so that objects or images can be seen as if there were no intervening material.
Full of vapor; foggy; misty
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  1. Full of vapor; foggy; misty
  2. Like, having the nature of, or characteristic of vapor
  3. Fleeting, unsubstantial, fanciful, etc.
Find another word for gossamer. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gossamer, like: spiderweb, filament, tendril, gauze, tissue, chiffon, sheer silk, sheer nylon, fiber, thread and aerial.