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    gossamer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gossamer

    (noun) a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture Definition
    (noun) filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    Synonyms : cobweb
    (adj) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
    Synonyms : ethereal
    Example Sentence
    • this smallest and most ethereal of birds
    • gossamer shading through his playing
    (adj) so thin as to transmit light
    Example Sentence
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gossamer

GO+SAMMER(summer) - we wear clothes of light fabric

SOUNDS LIKE gussa..mar de yaar..gussa mat ho.....take things lightly....light lena sikho..yaar..that's how you advice your friend.

One can relate the sound of GOSS in Gossamer to wire-guaze. Wherein thin, tenous wires are criss-crossed and wound

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We all look for places to go in summer. That's to have a very light period.

Go Summer - cobwebs, delicate breezes, insincere summer love.

Gauze worn in summer=Gossamer.

G+OSSAMMA......ossamalives places with cobwebs around

think of gossmari(de dish that is famous in karnataka),its a very light and delicate dish

GOssamer : so thin as to allow light to GO thrrough it

Gossamer material of dosa sambhar

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