Gossamer
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Gossamer [gos-uh-mer]

NOUN, ADJECTIVE

Noun

  • Something light and delicate or insubstantial.
  • A fine cobweb floating in the air.

Adjective

  • Extremely light or delicate.
Example

"She selected a spectacularly gossamer dress."

"If we use gossamer blades in the wind turbines, then the wind turbines can be more energy efficient."

Synonyms

Fibrous, Silky, Translucent, Fine

Antonyms

Dark, Serious, Heavy, Thick

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