Definition of Diaphaneity

1. n. The quality of being diaphanous; transparency; pellucidness.



Definition of Diaphaneity

1. Noun. (minerology) transparency ¹

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Definition of Diaphaneity

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Literary usage of Diaphaneity

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1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1898)
"diaphaneity: depending on the relative quantity of light transmitted. 3. ... The property of diaphaneity occurs in the mineral kingdom, in every degree from ..."

2. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1869)
"This property is often called transparency, but transparency is properly one of the degrees of diaphaneity. The following terms are used to express the ..."

3. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1877)
"diaphaneity is the property which many objects possess of transmitting light; or in other words, of permitting more or less light to pass through them. ..."

4. Manual of Mineralogy and Lithology: Containing the Elements of the Science by James Dwight Dana (1886)
"diaphaneity. diaphaneity is the property which many objects possess of transmitting light; or, in other words, of permitting more or less light to pass ..."

5. Manual of Mineralogy and Lithology: Containing the Elements of the Science by James Dwight Dana (1884)
"diaphaneity. diaphaneity is the property which many objects, possess of transmitting light; or, in other words, of permitting more 01 less light to pass ..."

6. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"diaphaneity is the property which many objects possess of transmitting light ; or in other words, of permitting more or less light to pass through them. ..."

7. A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"diaphaneity. The diaphaneity of a mineral is its capacity of transmitting light. The following terms are adopted to express the different degrees of this ..."

8. A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries by James Dwight Dana (1844)
"diaphaneity. 93. The diaphaneity of a mineral is its capability of transmitting the rays of light. The following terms are adopted to express the different ..."

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