Sentence Examples with the word diaphanous

This plain diaphanous garment, without distinction of colour (white, red or yellow), and with perhaps only an embroidered hem at the top, was worn by the whole nation, princess and peasant, from the IVth to the XVIIIth Dynasties (Erman, Life in Ancient Egypt, p. 212).

The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.

Finds no difficulty in applying a uniform coat of pigment to porcelain biscuit, and covering the whole with a diaphanous glaze.

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This Bizen-yaki was red stoneware, with this diaphanous glaze.

She wore a flowing, diaphanous gown and had long, wavy, bronze colored hair.

In other words, a suitable design is chiselled in the metal base so as to be visible through Translucid the diaphanous enamel.