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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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There is a certain viscosity or filminess to the paint that reminds me both of the fluid used to keep a biological sample fresh as it is pressed between pieces of glass, and of the weary, glassy tears of watching, and blinking, in the darkness of the lab, with soft light projected through cold glass onto the surface of the eye.
The additional water also has the effect of cleansing the palette thereby diminishing aftertastes of fats such as greasiness and filminess.
There is a tactile quality to all of the surfaces, whether the cool glass walls of the bathroom, the soft, silken hand of the bed linens, the sheer filminess of the curtains, or the thick wool carpet underfoot - there is simply an irresistible urge to touch everything.