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Overview of noun gossamer

The noun gossamer has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. gossamer

(a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture)

2. cobweb, gossamer

(filaments from a web that was spun by a spider)

Overview of adj gossamer

The adj gossamer has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) ethereal, gossamer

(characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds"; "gossamer shading through his playing")

2. diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous, cobwebby

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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