Meaning of OPAQUE in English

OPAQUE

adj.

1 not clear enough to see through

VERBS

▪ be , look

▪ become

As the lens becomes more ~, the patient notices a falling off in vision.

ADVERB

▪ completely

These crystals are completely ~ and nearly black.

▪ almost , nearly

▪ slightly , somewhat

The glasses looked slightly ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ with

The windows were nearly ~ with grime.

2 difficult to understand

VERBS

▪ be

▪ become

▪ remain

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

Both question and answer are rather ~.

The complex administrative arrangements mean that the decision-making process remains somewhat ~.

▪ completely

The system is completely ~ to non-specialists.

▪ relatively

▪ a little , slightly , etc.

Opaque is used with these nouns: ↑ glass , ↑ tights

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .