OPAQUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OPAQUE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
opaque
 a.  impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster
Classic Sentence:
1  She had pale opaque eyes which revealed nothing and reflected nothing, and her narrow lips were of the same sallow colour as her face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Then, she knew that somewhere in the opaque gloom about her there was shelter, help, a haven of refuge and warmth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  His eye became a degree less opaque: it was as though an incipient film had been removed from it, and she felt the pride of a skilful operator.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
4  A feed store, its windows opaque with the dust of bran, a patent medicine advertisement painted on its roof.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  Outside the window, beyond the fly-screen that was opaque with dust and cottonwood lint, Main Street was hushed except for the impatient throb of a standing motor car.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Kennicott was as opaque as ever.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  The water was opaque over the mud.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
8  Disappointed of its real womanhood, it had not succeeded in becoming boyish, and unsubstantial, and transparent; instead it had gone opaque.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
9  Her body was going meaningless, going dull and opaque, so much insignificant substance.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  Her guimpe was never sufficiently opaque, and never ascended sufficiently high.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
11  Things are black, creatures are opaque.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—A HEART BENEATH A STONE
12  Before it stopped running with a muffled rattle, a cry, a very loud cry, as of infinite desolation, soared slowly in the opaque air.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
13  Beyond, the opaqueness was massive; to penetrate thither seemed horrible, an entrance into it appeared like an engulfment.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
14  The intermittent gleams from the air-holes only appeared at very long intervals, and were so wan that the full sunlight seemed like the light of the moon; all the rest was mist, miasma, opaqueness, blackness.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
Example Sentence:
1  The opaque window shade kept the sunlight out of the room.
2  Glass is almost perfectly opaque to deep ultraviolet, which is why it's hard to get a tan through a window.
3  Add the rice to the pan and cook until it becomes opaque.