opacify

[ oh-pas-uh-fahy ]
/ oʊˈpæs əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), o·pac·i·fied, o·pac·i·fy·ing.

to cause to become opaque.

verb (used without object), o·pac·i·fied, o·pac·i·fy·ing.

to become opaque.

Nearby words

  1. op.,
  2. op. cit.,
  3. opa,
  4. opa-locka,
  5. opacification,
  6. opacity,
  7. opacus,
  8. opafication,
  9. opah,
  10. opal

Origin of opacify

1910–15; < Latin opāc(us) shaded + -ify

Related formso·pac·i·fi·ca·tion, nouno·pac·i·fi·er, noun

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