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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopaqueo‧paque /əʊˈpeɪk $ oʊ-/ ●○○ adjective [usually before noun]  1 CLEAR/EASY TO SEEopaque glass or liquid is difficult to see through and often thick opp transparent a shower with an opaque glass door2 CLEAR/EASY TO UNDERSTAND formal difficult to understand syn obscure an opaque style of writingopaqueness noun [uncountable]
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opaqueAs the liquid cools it becomes cloudy and opaque.Actual blindness occurs only after years and years, and is caused by infestation of the cornea - which eventually becomes opaque.It was a foggy, chilly day, without sunshine so the sea was murky and opaque.By late afternoon the sky was completely opaque and a thick gloom hung over the ocean as if night had fallen prematurely.The windows are opaque, and the curtains you can see on the second floor are light gray.Virtually all the large bottles here are of thick, opaque blue glass.huge opaque cloudsKeep herbs and spices in opaque glass bottles to protect them from sunlight.If I had my way it would be opaque Lycra tights every day of the week.Wullschlager tackles the crucial but opaque question of Andersen's sexuality with tact, resisting psychoanalytic facilities.a dry opaque writing styleCats aren't so easy - more opaque, you could say.
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