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Definition 1: not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where opaque or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • opaque windows of the jail
  • opaque to X-rays

(opaque is similar to ...) impenetrable for the eye

"solid blackness"

(opaque is similar to ...) partially opaque

(opaque is similar to ...) resembling milk in color; not clear

"milky glass"

(opaque is similar to ...) not penetrable by light

"lightproof containers"

(opaque is similar to ...) having a frosted look from a powdery coating, as on plants

"glaucous stems" "glaucous plums" "glaucous grapes"

(opaque is similar to ...) (of glass) having a roughened coating resembling frost

"frosted glass"

(opaque is similar to ...) obscured by fog

"he could barely see through the fogged window"

(opaque is similar to ...) (of liquids) clouded as with sediment

"a cloudy liquid" "muddy coffee" "murky waters"

(means also ...) not clear to the mind

"the law itself was unclear on that point" "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

(... are attributes of opaque) the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light

Definition 2: hard or impossible to understand - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for opaque in the sense of this definition

(opaque is similar to ...) difficult to understand

"the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"

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