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Opaque Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    opaque adj
  1. not clear; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays" [ant: clear]
  2. not clearly understood or expressed [syn: unintelligible]
Opaque Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Opaque \O*paque"\, a. [F., fr. L. opacus. Cf. Opacous.]
  1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an opaque substance.
  2. Obscure; not clear; unintelligible. [Colloq.]
Opaque Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Opaque \O*paque"\, n. That which is opaque; opacity. --Young.
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  • Opaque context: An opaque context is a linguistic context in which it is not possible to substitute co-referential terms while guaranteeing the ...
  • Opaque data type: In computer science , an opaque data type is a data type that is incompletely defined in an interface , so that ordinary client programs ...
  • Opaque travel inventory: Opaque inventory is a term used to describe the market of selling unsold travel inventory at a discounted price. "opaque" because the ...
  • Opaque pointer: In computer programming , an opaque pointer is a special case of opaque data type , a datatype that is declared to be a pointer to a ...

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* The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face. - Jim Bishop


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