Associations to the word «Opaque»


OPAQUE, adjective. Neither reflecting nor emitting light.
OPAQUE, adjective. Allowing little light to pass through, not translucent or transparent.
OPAQUE, adjective. (figuratively) Unclear, unintelligible, hard to get or explain the meaning of
OPAQUE, adjective. (figuratively) Obtuse, stupid.
OPAQUE, adjective. (computing) Describes a type for which higher-level callers have no knowledge of data values or their representations; all operations are carried out by the type's defined abstract operators.
OPAQUE, noun. (obsolete) (poetic) An area of darkness; a place or region with no light.
OPAQUE, noun. Something which is opaque rather than translucent.
OPAQUE, verb. (transitive) To make, render (more) opaque.

Dictionary definition

OPAQUE, adjective. Not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays".
OPAQUE, adjective. Not clearly understood or expressed.

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