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Adjective: diaphanous  dI'a-fu-nus
  1. So thin as to transmit light
    "a hat with a diaphanous veil";
    - filmy, gauzy, gauze-like, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous [Brit, non-standard], cobwebby, vapory [US], vapoury [Brit, Cdn]

See also: thin

Encyclopedia: Diaphanous