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film·y

 (fĭl′mē)
adj. film·i·er, film·i·est
1. Resembling film in thinness or translucency; gauzy: filmy curtains. See Synonyms at airy.
2. Covered with a film or sheen: filmy eyes.

film′i·ly adv.
film′i·ness n.
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filmy

(ˈfɪlmɪ)
adj, filmier or filmiest
1. composed of or resembling film; transparent or gauzy
2. covered with or as if with a film; hazy; blurred
ˈfilmily adv
ˈfilminess n
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film•y

(ˈfɪl mi)

adj. film•i•er, film•i•est.
1. thin and light; fine and gauzy.
2. hazy or misty; glazed.
[1595–1605]
film′i•ly, adv.
film′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.filmy - so thin as to transmit lightfilmy - 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"
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
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filmy

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filmy

adjective
1. So light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film:
2. Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
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Translations
رَقيق، خَفيف
lehkýprůsvitný
gennemsigtigtynd
fátyolszerû
òunnur
çok ince ve hafif

filmy

[ˈfɪlmɪ] ADJ [fabric, material] → vaporoso
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filmy

adj (+er) clothing, fabric, curtainshauchdünn
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filmy

[ˈfɪlmɪ] adjtrasparente
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film

(film) noun
1. (a thin strip of) celluloid made sensitive to light on which photographs are taken. photographic film.
2. a story, play etc shown as a motion picture in a cinema, on television etc. to make a film; (also adjective) a film version of the novel.
3. a thin skin or covering. a film of dust.
verb
1. to make a motion picture (of). They are going to film the race.
2. (usually with over) to cover with a film. Her eyes gradually filmed (over) with tears.
ˈfilmy adjective
very light and thin. a dress of filmy material.
ˈfilmstar noun
a famous actor or actress in films.
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this finished state of things and the passivity of perception is --as Merleau-Ponty (1962/1968) puts it--only an illusion.' (Szummer, et al., 2017: p 56) Or, as the philosopher William James (2009: p 349) writes, 'our normal waking consciousness...is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different'.
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