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Meaning of OPAQUE

Pronunciation:  ow'peyk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not clear; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
  2. [adj]  not clearly understood or expressed

OPAQUE is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: cloudy, fogged, foggy, frosted, glaucous, incomprehensible, milk(a), milklike, milky, mirky, muddy, murky, solid, turbid, uncomprehensible, unintelligible, whitish
 Antonyms: clear
 See Also: unclear



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \O*paque"\, a. [F., fr. L. opacus. Cf. {Opacous}.]
    1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an
       opaque substance.
    2. Obscure; not clear; unintelligible. [Colloq.]
  2. \O*paque"\, n.
    That which is opaque; opacity. --Young.
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