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opaque

1. not transmitting radiant energy, such as electromagnetic or corpuscular radiation, or sound
2. Photog an opaque pigment used to block out particular areas on a negative

opaque

Impervious to the transmission of visible light.
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We expect that the new Starbrite Opaque Select will quickly become the go-to choice in the uncoated paper category," said Dan Watkoske, Senior Vice President -- Print, for Veritiv.
Steamie Most agreed if there is an R in the month, black opaques are de rigueur as most of us remember thin nasty tights in "flesh" colours that made your legs look like something hanging on a butcher's hook.
Furthermore, different from the previous studies, which concentrated on the mechanism of stress oscillation formation, this article investigated the differentiation between transparent and opaque bands.
The Global and Chinese Opaque Polymer (Opacifier) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global opaque polymer industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
OPTISCREEN SR-X55004 is an untinted opaque white (without colouring).
Opaque polymer is a synthetic white pigment that independently scatters light.
The strobe eyewear has lenses that alternate between clear and opaque states at eight different rates, with a constant 100 milliseconds (one-tenth of a second) of clear vision between each opaque phase.
Bayblend M301 FR is supplied in pellet form for injection-molding applications and is available in opaque gray.
NET as a way to improve the quality of one of the building blocks of obfuscation: opaque predicates.
Mohawk Xpert Color Mixing System is a color mixing system for stains and opaque finishes.