Definition of Filmy

1. Adjective. So thin as to transmit light. "Vaporous silks"




Definition of Filmy

1. a. Composed of film or films.

Definition of Filmy

1. Adjective. Resembling or made of a thin film; gauzy ¹

2. Adjective. Covered by (or as if by) a film; hazy ¹

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Definition of Filmy

1. resembling or covered with film; hazy [adj FILMIER, FILMIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filmy

filmology
films
films noirs
filmset
filmsets
filmsetter
filmsetters
filmsetting
filmsettings
filmstar
filmstars
filmstrip
filmstrips
filmwise
filmworthy
filmy (current term)
filmy fern
filmzine
filmzines
filo
filo pastry
filoplumaceous
filoplume
filoplumes
filopodia
filopodial
filopodium
filopressure
filos
filose

Literary usage of Filmy

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1. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"THE filmy DOME Teacher's Story IKE bubbles cut in half, these delicate domes ... Above a filmy dome are always stretched many crisscrossed threads for some ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"They are only one layer of cells in thickness, except at the veins, which gives them their peculiar filmy character. Whether they have the light ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"They are only one layer of cells in thickness, except at the veins, which gives them their peculiar filmy character. Whether they have the light green color ..."

4. The Letters of Pliny the Consul by Pliny, William Melmoth (1809)
"THE LETTERS OF filmy. BOOK NINTH. LETTER I. TO MAXIMUS. I HAVE frequently advised you, to be as expeditious as possible in publishing what you have •written ..."

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