HyperDic: opacity

English > 3 senses of the word opacity:
NOUNphenomenonopacitythe phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation
attributeopacity, opaquenessincomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning / meaning
attributeopacity, opaquenessthe quality of being opaque to a degree
opacity > pronunciation
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English > opacity: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation.
Narroweroptical opacityopacity to light
radiopacity, radio-opacityopacity to X-rays or other radiation
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Oppositetransparency, transparencepermitting the free passage of electromagnetic radiation
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Adjectivesopaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
English > opacity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningincomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning / meaning.
Synonymopaqueness
BroaderincomprehensibilityThe quality of being incomprehensible
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Adjectivesopaquenot clearly understood or expressed
English > opacity: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light.
Synonymopaqueness
Attributesopaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
Narrowercloudiness, murkiness, muddinessThe quality of being cloudy
indistinctness, softness, blurriness, fogginess, fuzzinessThe quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeclearness, clarity, uncloudednessThe quality of clear water
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Adjectivesopaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy

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