What does opaque mean?

Definitions for opaqueoʊˈpeɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word opaque.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opaque(adj)

    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight

    "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"

  2. opaque, unintelligible(adj)

    not clearly understood or expressed

Wiktionary

  1. opaque(Noun)

    An area of darkness; a place or region with no light.

  2. opaque(Noun)

    Something which is opaque rather than translucent.

  3. opaque(Verb)

    To make, render (more) opaque.

  4. opaque(Adjective)

    Neither reflecting nor emitting light.

  5. opaque(Adjective)

    Allowing little light to pass through, not translucent or transparent.

  6. opaque(Adjective)

    Unclear, unintelligible, hard to get or explain the meaning of

  7. opaque(Adjective)

    Obtuse, stupid.

  8. opaque(Adjective)

    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.

  9. Origin: From opake, from opacus (of unknown origin), later reinforced from opaque.

Freebase

  1. Opaque

    Morten Aasdahl Eliassen, also known as stage name Opaque or the alias Mae, is a Norwegian rapper from Furuset in Oslo. He is signed to Tommy Tee's record label Tee Productions, and released the album Gourmet Garbage in 2001. In 2011 he appeared under the alias Mae on Jesse Jones debut album 12 blokker, 1 vei inn.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Opaque

    ō-pāk′, adj. shady: dark: that cannot be seen through: not transparent.—adv. Opaque′ly.—n. Opaque′ness, quality of being opaque: want of transparency. [Fr.,—L. opacus.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opaque in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opaque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kelly McBride:

    This is an example of opaque sponsored content.

  2. Michael Rawson:

    CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent.

  3. Jim Bishop:

    The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.

  4. Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk:

    Opaque state firms spend billions without any system of control with a management appointed on a political basis ... State companies have essentially fallen into the private hands of one political group or another.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    It's tough though, particularly when we don't have great intelligence in places like Syria to identify what's happened to Americans who have gone overseas to fight, very opaque and difficult to track. That problem is magnified a hundred times in Europe, where people can travel freely with a passport.

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