how to pronounce opacity


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opacity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of opacity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… design fill color opacity black boopity …”

meanings of opacity


  1. A measure of relative impenetrability to electromagnetic radiation such as light.
  2. The state or quality of being opaque, not allowing light to pass through.
  3. The state or quality of being inaccessible to understanding.

opacity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word opacity occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics opacity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that opacity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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