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Definition of Opaque

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not transparent, entirely obstructing the passage of light; obstructing the passage of radiation (Physics); frosted (about glass); dull; stupid
that which entirely obstructs the passage of light; fluid for photographic negatives
Opaque Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Art Terms
The amount of transparency of a color or surface. The amount of light a surface will let go through it. All colors that have white added have a certain amount of opacity.
Opaque Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
That which is opaque; opacity.
Obscure; not clear; unintelligible.
Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an opaque substance.
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open air n : where the air is unconfined; "he wanted to get outdoors a little"; "the concert was held in the open air"; "camping in the open" [syn: outdoors, out-of-doors, open]

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Impervious to light.
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WordNet 2.0

1. not clear; not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
(antonym) clear
(similar) cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid
(see-also) unclear
(attribute) opacity, opaqueness
2. not clearly understood or expressed
(synonym) unintelligible
(similar) incomprehensible, uncomprehensible
Opaque Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
A condition where a material, such as a cloud, blocks the passage of radiant energy, especially light. Opaque sky cover refers to the amount of sky cover that completely hides all that might be above it.
Opaque Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
- Static variable in interface java.awt.Transparency 
public static final int OPAQUE
Represents image data that is guaranteed to be completely opaque, meaning that all pixels have an alpha value of 1.0.
- Static variable in class javax.accessibility.AccessibleState 
public static final AccessibleState OPAQUE
Indicates this object paints every pixel within its rectangular region. A non-opaque component paints only some of its pixels, allowing the pixels underneath it to "show through". A component that does not fully paint its pixels therefore provides a degree of transparency.See Also:  Accessible.getAccessibleContext() , AccessibleContext.getAccessibleComponent() , AccessibleComponent.getBounds()
Opaque Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Opacity may refer to:
  • Opacity (optics), the degree to which light is not allowed to travel through
  • Opaque context, a term to describe the linguistic context of co-referential terms
  • Phonological opacity, a term in phonology
  • Opaque travel inventory, the market of selling unsold travel inventory at a discounted price

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