noun, plural o·pac·i·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM opacitynon·o·pac·i·ty, noun, plural non·o·pac·i·ties.
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Special attention should be given to the position of the opacity.
This sulphuring is simply the result of opacity, obtained by heating the glass to too high a temperature.British Manufacturing Industries|L. Arnoux
The opacity is remarkably high, explaining why the star is so nearly "heat-tight."Astronomy|David Todd
They were of every color from absolute pallor, the opacity of plaster, to utter blackness.San Cristbal de la Habana|Joseph Hergesheimer
Nevertheless, the opacity of the Earth, like the transparency of the air, frequently deceives and bewilders us.The Sea|Jules Michelet