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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being opaque to a degree; Incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning; The phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation.

Usage examples (33)
  • Our President believes in opacity, works in secret, tells us nothing, and when we see the photo ops, its only corporate and banking power sitting with him at the table.
  • This includes two applications of white in order to achieve complete opacity, which is critical as the bottle is blue.
  • Their opacity was a contributor to the financial crisis because it was very hard to figure out the counterparty risks in the system.
  • It has a bunch of awesome layouts, changed by pressing win-space, and windows that don't have focus automatically have 90% opacity, which is beautiful, if you ask me. for more
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