Advertisement

Definition of "opaqueness" []

  • Not transmitting light; not transparent or translucent (adjective)
  • Not reflecting light; lacking lustre or shine; dull (adjective)
  • Not transmitting radiant energy, such as electromagnetic or corpuscular radiation, or sound (adjective)
  • Hard to understand; unintelligible (adjective)
  • Unintelligent; dense (adjective)
  • An opaque pigment used to block out particular areas on a negative (noun)
  • To make opaque (verb)
  • To block out particular areas, such as blemishes, on (a negative), using an opaque (verb)
  • The characteristic of being opaque. (noun)

www.Collinsdictionary.com (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "opaqueness" in a sentence
  • "You're right to wonder whether her opaqueness is an actress's choice or part of the character."
  • "Overpricing depressed assets may make bank bosses happy, but not investors or a former SEC Chairman, Arthur Levitt, who was "very disappointed" and called the FASB decision "a step toward the kind of opaqueness that created the economic problems that we're enduring today.""
  • ""We are still living in this kind of opaqueness that should worry us all," the head of the biggest U.S. chemical maker said in a July 16 interview in New York."