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Definition of Opaque

Opaque

  1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an opaque substance.
  2. Obscure; not clear; unintelligible.
  3. That which is opaque; opacity.

Opaque Quotations

The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Sigmund Freud

The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing; of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of colour at long distances.
Leonardo da Vinci

I realized in the early days I just didn't edit at all. But I think you become a little more cagey with your lyrics when you know more people are going to hear them and make assumptions about you as a person. Realizing that, you want to be a little more opaque.
Eddie Vedder

The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.
Jim Bishop

There are few industries as defiantly opaque as shipping. Even offshore bankers have not developed a system as intricately elusive as the flag of convenience, under which ships can fly the flag of a state that has nothing to do with its owner, cargo, crew, or route.
Rose George
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Opaque Translations

opaque in French is morne, adiaphane
opaque in German is dunkel, undurchsichtig, undurchsichtig
opaque in Italian is torbido, ermetico, opaco
opaque in Spanish is opaco, umbrio
opaque in Swedish is dunkel, ogenomskinlig
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