gossamer


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Synonyms for gossamer

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so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

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a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture

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filaments from a web that was spun by a spider

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characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

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Gossamer is her first solo album in 10 years, and is a collection of songs steeped in loss and love.
Luca Cumani, who won the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes with Markofdistinction and enjoyed Irish Classic success with both Barathea and Gossamer, said: "It's very sad that Sarah was taken at such a young age as she was a really nice, gentle person and lovely to deal with.
3M's Renewable Energy Division has teamed with Gossamer Space Frames to unveil a new parabolic trough solar collector technology designed to significantly reduce equipment and installation costs for CSP systems used in power generation.
AeroVironment is directed by Paul MacCready, who has developed such human-powered aircraft as the Gossamer Condor and the Gossamer Albatross, which flew across the English Channel, and the solar-powered Gossamer Penguin and Solar Challenger (SN: 6/14/80, p.
His mother appears on Bee Bee Bee Television, his father is a policeman who locked up the Big Bad Bed Bug Brothers in Woodworm Scrubs prison Instead of doing something normal, like playing for the Earwig Rovers or the England Crickets team, Morris wants--desperately--to be a dancer, if possible on the same stage as the ballerina Dame Gossamer Spider.
In the blue corner is Fantasia, similarly impressive on both her starts and following the same path as Cumani's most recent Fillies' Mile winner Gossamer, who went on to land the Irish Guineas.
The Collaborative World for acclaimed children's novelist Lois Lowry, the challenge of adapting her book Gossamer for the stage came not only from translating its fantasy world (inhabited by tiny creatures that disseminate humanity's dreams) into theatrical parlance, but learning to shift from novel-writing's solitary imaginative control to the multiplicity of voices that create a production.
A year's development yielded a final design that exploits aerospace windscreen technology to create the requisite effect, each panel like a warped and buckled gossamer wing and each one unique.
Gossamer by Lois Lowry, Houghton Mifflin, $16 Littlest One is a student dream-giver, assigned to bestow dreams to an old woman and her new foster son.
Gossamer spacecraft are almost too beautiful and moving to be real.
Lines arc, form concentric circles, striate otherwise densely worked passages, fan back out with a gossamer delicacy, or zigzag across space.
Interwoven into this medium is a gossamer thin admixture of everything else: thousands of different compounds that can be grouped into almost two hundred distinct families.
The fleet-footed entrances and exits thicken and thin the volume of the stage space with the gossamer softness of cotton candy being spun on a paper cone.
The snowdrops are peeping out, one by oneThe mountain top's lost in its mantle of grey, The gossamer threads they move and they sway.
TINY RIBBON rosettes, intricately embroidered stitches, seed pearls and gossamer fabrics; these are the raw materials of a group of local women who call themselves Threads of Love.