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 for filmy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Filmy \Film"y\, a.
     Composed of film or films.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Whose filmy cord should bind the struggling fly.
                                                    --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  filmy
      adj 1: 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" [syn:
             diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer,
             see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous,
             vapourous, cobwebby]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  110 Moby Thesaurus words for "filmy":
     attenuate, attenuated, beclouded, blear, bleared, bleary, blurred,
     blurry, clear, clear as crystal, clouded, cloudy, cobwebby,
     confused, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, dainty, dark,
     delicate, diaphane, diaphanous, dim, downy, faint, feeble, fine,
     fine-drawn, fine-grained, finespun, flimsy, fluffy, foggy,
     foliaceous, foliated, fuzzy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, half-seen,
     half-visible, hazy, ill-defined, in layers, inconspicuous,
     indefinite, indistinct, indistinguishable, insubstantial, lamellar,
     lamellate, lamellated, lamelliform, laminate, laminated, laminous,
     leaflike, leafy, light, light-pervious, limpid, low-profile, lucid,
     membranous, merely glimpsed, milky, misty, murky, nonopaque,
     obscure, opalescent, out of focus, pale, pearly, peekaboo,
     pellucid, pubescent, refined, revealing, satin, satiny, scummy,
     see-through, semivisible, shadowy, sheer, silky, smooth, spathic,
     spathose, stratified, stratiform, thin, thin-spun, three-ply,
     translucent, transparent, transpicuous, two-ply, uncertain,
     unclear, unclouded, undefined, unplain, unrecognizable, vague,
     velutinous, velvety, weak, wiredrawn
  
  

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