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
  • Opaque data type: In computer science, an opaque data type is a data type whose concrete data structure is not defined in an interface. This enforces information hiding
  • 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

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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


  • Tech demo lets you visit the International Space Station in VR
    Wondrous as today's technology is, there remains no feasible way to put ordinary people in space. Except, it seems, through virtual reality. Opaque Multimedia has combined an Oculus Rift headset with Microsoft Kinect 2 motion tracking to make it possible to get a first-hand (virtual) taste of life on – or rather just outside – the International Space Stati Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'
  • Draghi's Opaque Version of QE Leaves Market With Questions
    From Monday and for the next 19 months, both the ECB and the euro area’s 19 national central banks will seek to buy debt from counterparties in the secondary market. The Frankfurt-based ECB will grant the national central banks, known as NCBs, wiggle room as they carry out purchases within their home markets, allowing them some choice between government and agen Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'
  • Cruiseable Wants To Disrupt The Cruise Ship Sector, So Far Ignored By Others
     The cruise experience is so damn opaque that few can figure out what exactly is the right experience, especially amid all the schmaltzy marketing. Cruiseable is a new startup aimed at matching those who want a cruise ship vacation to the experience that fits them. On the face of it, it doesn’t sound that disruptive. But anyone familiar with the cruise industry Read more on this news related to 'Opaque'

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