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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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vaporous

(adjective) So thin as to transmit light.

Synonyms: cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, see-through, transparent, gossamer, sheer

Usage: She was draped in vaporous silks that in the moonlight gave her the appearance of an unearthly apparition.
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vapor (n.)
late 14c., from Anglo-French vapour, Old French vapor "moisture, vapor" (13c., Modern French vapeur) and directly from Latin vaporem (nominative vapor) "a warm exhalation, steam, heat," which is of unknown origin. Vapors "fit of fainting, hysteria, etc." is 1660s, from medieval notion of "exhalations" from the stomach or other organs affecting the brain.
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Vaporous means foggy, or made of gas. On a misty morning, the cool, vaporous air by the sea might send you back home for a raincoat.
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In science, this adjective is used for gases, including the vaporous water detected in the atmosphere of a distant planet, or the invisible swirl of vaporous wax that hovers above a lit candle. When the air feels vaporous, it's either foggy or extremely humid. Something that seems to lack real substance can also be described this way, like your vaporous plan to bike across the U.S., quickly abandoned as you realized how difficult it would be.
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