What does opaque mean?

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oʊˈpeɪkopaque

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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

Examples of opaque in a Sentence

  1. Kelly McBride:

    This is an example of opaque sponsored content.

  2. Craig McCann:

    If you're selling a high-cost product, typically you make it opaque.

  3. Letitia James:

    Hedge funds are charging exorbitant fees for high-risk and opaque investments.

  4. Daniel Reid:

    It's harder to get any information about a branch ... it's a bit more of an opaque structure.

  5. Michael Rawson:

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

Images & Illustrations of opaque

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