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Dictionary definition for: Gossamer

1. (n) a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture

2. (s) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy; "this smallest and most ethereal of birds" "gossamer shading through his playing"

3. (n) filaments from a cobweb

4. (s) so thin as to transmit light; "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"

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