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opacity Saltos de línea: opa¦city
Pronunciación: /ə(ʊ)ˈpasɪti/

Definición de opacity en inglés:


[mass noun]
1The quality of lacking transparency or translucence: thinner paints need black added to increase opacity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The skin of his buildings employs a full palette of optical effects - transparency, translucency, opacity and reflectivity - in a way that seems subtly integrated with the city's structure.
  • Speakers at the seminar said increase in lens opacity might lead to blurred vision, sensitivity to light or glare, nearsightedness and distorted images.
  • Within these dense geometries, he achieved virtuosic manipulations of optically mixed color, conjuring intriguing tensions between effects of transparency and opacity, flatness and volume.
1.1The quality of being obscure in meaning: the difficulty and opacity in Barthes' texts
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is no easy feat, given the difficulty and opacity of Howe's poetry, and Back begins her introduction by addressing this very issue.
  • To Hamann, it was obvious that the Age of Reason - which, to his mind, was an age of deepest darkness - required a prose of almost insoluble opacity.
  • One indirect effect of this information opacity: spotting price anomalies is difficult at best.


Mid 16th century: from French opacité, from Latin opacitas, from opacus 'darkened'.

Palabras que riman con opacity

audacity, capacity, fugacity, loquacity, mendacity, perspicacity, pertinacity, pugnacity, rapacity, sagacity, sequacity, tenacity, veracity, vivacity, voracity
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