For his part, Mortenson has remained in seclusion and released only opaque statements, mainly through his charity.
Broadbent, playing a book publisher, makes an opaque point about storytelling that resorts to flashbacks and flash-forwards.
But this morning, looking out at the opaque, moody city, I saw a shoot with some unmistakable buds on it.
The charges were as convoluted, baseless—and to the average voter, as opaque as the confected allegations about Benghazi.
When she wore skinny jeans, the flocks followed, and so it continues from her opaque tights to her choice of handbag.
The young are produced from eggs, which are as firm and opaque as those of birds.
But common glass, of which spectacles are made, is opaque to it.
The paper of which an envelope is made should always be opaque enough to conceal the contents of the letter.
How obstinate the customs, how opaque the ignorance, how rank the growth of error!
Shann gazed down at the green water, opaque, not to be pierced to the depths by human sight.
early 15c., opake, from Latin opacus "shaded, in the shade, shady, dark, darkened, obscure," of unknown origin. Spelling influenced after c.1650 by French opaque (c.1500), from the Latin. Figurative use from 1761. Related: Opaquely; opaqueness.
opaque o·paque (ō-pāk')
Impenetrable by light; neither transparent nor translucent.
Resistant to the transmission of certain kinds of radiation, usually light. Metals and many minerals are opaque to light, while being transparent to radio waves and neutrinos. Compare translucent, transparent.