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opacify

(əʊˈpæsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to make or become opaque
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Verb1.opacify - make opaque; "The glass was opacified more greater privacy"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
opacify - become opaque; "the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind"
2.opacify - become opaque; "the tissue in the eye's cornea may opacify and the patient may go blind"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
opacify - make opaque; "The glass was opacified more greater privacy"
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