semiopaque


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sem·i·o·paque

 (sĕm′ē-ō-pāk′, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partially opaque.

semiopaque

(ˌsɛmɪəʊˈpeɪk)
adj
(General Physics) partially opaque; between opaque and transparent
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Adj.1.semiopaque - partially opaque
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
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"We can hardly deny that the future is semiopaque, rendering consequences unknowable and therefore susceptible to good faith disagreements." Vollmann, does, however, get annoyed with the cowardice and euphemism of energy companies.
The coelom was diffusely occupied by white to semiopaque granulomas that seemed to be coalescing with the air sacs (Figs 3-5).
When the ILs and cellulose solution made contact with water, ILs started visibly to solubilize in water, leaving a semiopaque suspension around the regenerating string.
By increasing the Si[O.sub.2] :[Li.sub.2]O ratio, in the glass composition, phase separation occurred due to the white and semiopaque appearance observed in LD3.
The solution was peptized with acid by adjusted pH to 1.5 and was refluxed at about 70[degrees] Cfor 20 h, which resulted in a semiopaque titania dispersion.
However, the decrease in fluorescence intensity of the pure hemolymph samples in Figure 11 could be the result of the effects of scattering from the semiopaque consistency of the hemolymph (at least for the oxygenated samples).
They are called "panel curtains", they have a lovely leaf pattern and they are semiopaque.
Crowded into the small garden-level gallery, a simple theatrical mise-en-scene cast the shadows of eight everyday objects as seen through a semiopaque screen.