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adjective 
  1. neither reflecting nor emitting light .
  2. allowing little light to pass through, not translucent or transparent
  3. (metaphore) unclear, unintelligible, hard to get or explain the meaning of
  4. (metaphore) obtuse, stupid
  5. (computing) Describes a type for which higher-level callers have no knowledge of data values or their representations; all operations are carried out by the type's defined abstract operators.
Etymology: From opacus "shaded, shady, dark", itself of unknown origin, originally spelled opake, and in the 17th century respelled after the cognate French, opaque.


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