Examples of opacity in a Sentence
the opacity of the glass
Critics have noted the opacity of her writing style.
Recent Examples of opacity from the Web
Each book ends up a meditation on the opacity of class experience, to those who live in it but also to those who theorize it.
Romantic love doesn’t lessen the opacity of other people’s thoughts and motivations.
While investors are starved for growth and returns after years of low interest rates, the opacity in metal prices and fickle market sentiment are keeping some away even as large companies like SoftBank Group Corp. and Tesla Inc. make investments.
The opacity continued to increase steadily, hitting 10.8 by June 10—enough to block nearly all sunlight.
By the following day, the opacity of the storm (a technical measure of how much light it blocks) had reached record levels, such that Opportunity's instruments could no longer measure it effectively.
The previous storm had an opacity level, or tau, of 5.5.
That desire for opacity, though, doesn’t necessarily point to money laundering.
The company says the paper is specially calibrated to have the right thickness, opacity, brightness, smoothness and weight to be read by the company’s machines.
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OPACITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of opacity for English Language Learners
: the quality of a material that does not allow light to pass through it : the quality of being opaque
: the quality of being difficult to understand or explain
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