HyperDic: opaque

English > 2 senses of the word opaque:
ADJECTIVEallopaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
allopaque, unintelligiblenot clearly understood or expressed
opaque > pronunciation
Soundsowpey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > opaque: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight.
Examples
  • "opaque windows of the jail"
  • "opaque to X-rays"
Attribute ofopacity, opaquenessThe quality of being opaque to a degree
Narrowercloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid(of liquids / liquids) clouded as with sediment
fogged, foggyobscured by fog
frosted(of glass) having a roughened coating / coating resembling frost
glaucousHaving a frosted look from a powdery coating / coating, as on plants
lightproof, light-tightnot penetrable by light
milky, milklike, whitishresembling milk in color not clear
semiopaquepartially opaque
solidImpenetrable for the eye
See alsounclearnot clear to the mind
OppositeclearAllowing light to pass through
Spanishopaca, opaco
Catalanopac
Nounsopacity, opaquenessthe quality of being opaque to a degree
opacitythe phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation
English > opaque: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot clearly understood or expressed.
Synonymunintelligible
Broaderincomprehensible, uncomprehensibleDifficult to understand
Spanishincomprensible, ininteligible, oscuro
Catalanincomprensible, inintel·ligible, obscur
Nounsopacity, opaquenessincomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning / meaning
Adverbsopaquelyin an opaque manner

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