Definitions for opaqueness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. not allowing light to pass through.

  2. not transmitting radiation, sound, heat, etc.

    Category: Physics

  3. not shining or bright; dark; dull.

  4. hard to understand.

  5. dull, stupid.

  6. (n.)something that is opaque.

  7. coloring used to render part of a photographic negative opaque.

    Category: Photography

Origin of opaque:

1375–1425; late ME opake < L opācus shaded


Princeton's WordNet

  1. opacity, opaqueness(noun)

    incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning

  2. opacity, opaqueness(noun)

    the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light


  1. opaqueness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being opaque.

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