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1. opacity

noun. ['oʊˈpæsəti'] incomprehensibility resulting from obscurity of meaning.

Synonyms

  • opaqueness

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • generality

Etymology

  • opacité (French)
  • opacitatem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Opacity

  • overcapacity
  • incapacity
  • voracity
  • capacity
  • audacity

How do you pronounce opacity?

Pronounce opacity as oʊˈpæsəti.

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Sentences with opacity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lithograph ink is often used to show more texture and for it's opacity.

Quotes about opacity


1. Ageing [10w] There's no such thing as age -- only degrees of opacity.
- Beryl Dov

2. radio-opacity

noun. opacity to X-rays or other radiation.

Synonyms

  • opacity

Antonyms

  • sharpness
  • distinctness

3. opacity

noun. ['oʊˈpæsəti'] the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • fogginess
  • softness
  • blurriness
  • indistinctness
  • opaque
  • opaqueness
  • cloudiness
  • murkiness
  • muddiness

Antonyms

  • distinctness
  • clear
  • clarity
  • wholesomeness

Etymology

  • opacité (French)
  • opacitatem (Latin)

4. opacity

noun. ['oʊˈpæsəti'] the phenomenon of not permitting the passage of electromagnetic radiation.

Synonyms

  • radiopacity
  • optical opacity
  • radio-opacity

Antonyms

  • fruitfulness
  • naivete
  • fidelity
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • opacité (French)
  • opacitatem (Latin)
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