Opaque

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Opaque Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • not clear; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
  • not clearly understood or expressed

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Opaque'


  • The Pink Opaque: The Pink Opaque is a 1986 compilation album composed of tracks originally recorded between 1982 and 1985 by Cocteau Twins. A joint release by the UK-based
  • Opaque projector: The opaque projector, epidioscope, epidiascope or episcope is a device which displays opaque materials by shining a bright lamp onto the object from above
  • The Opaque Brotherhood: The Opaque Brotherhood is the third studio album by American hip hop supergroup Dark Lotus. Released on April 15, 2008, it peaked at #4 on the Billboard
  • Opaque context: An opaque context or referentially opaque context is a linguistic context in which it is not always possible to substitute "co-referential" expressions
  • Opaque data type: In computer science, an opaque data type is a data type that is incompletely defined in an interface, so that its values can only be manipulated by calling

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'Opaque' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Opaque Sample Sentences in News


  • Proposed Space Telescope Uses Huge Opaque Disk To Surpass Hubble
    Required Snark writes NASA has funded a study of a geo-sychrounous orbit telescope that uses a half-mile diameter opaque disk to provide images with 1000 times the resolution of the Hubble. It uses diffraction at the edge of the disk to focus light, resulting in a very high quality image. It's named the Aragoscope, after the scientist Francois Arago, who first Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'
  • The revolutionary space telescope 1,000 times sharper than Hubble
    The concept being developed by the University of Colorado Boulder uses an opaque disk up to a half mile across to bend light and converge it in a central point. Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'
  • Gallery of glass created by Czech artists
    Glass can be opaque, translucent, transparent, etched, blown, cast and/or fused. Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'

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