>> Or, plain old ness?
>I like that one. Would future style manuals specify spelling--"[triple em
>space]ness" and would standard pronunciation be timed? Would that be a set
>time--"[1.5 seconds]ness"--or would it depend on context--"[two average
>And here I was ready to suggest "wardeaciousness."
Ha ha, and I was going to go back to the Big B for help: conveyancy,
effacing, transferent; ya know, referring more to the functioning than to
the appearance of a readably transparent face. But ness is ok too.