Opacous
Opacous \O*pa"cous\, a. [L. opacus. See {Opaque}.] Opaque. [R.] --Milton. -- {O*pa"cous*ness}, n. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • opacous — adjective Opaque …   Wiktionary

  • opacous — opa·cous …   English syllables

  • opacous — ōˈpākəs adjective Etymology: Latin opacus archaic : opaque …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Opacousness — Opacous O*pa cous, a. [L. opacus. See {Opaque}.] Opaque. [R.] Milton. {O*pa cous*ness}, n. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At a round rate — Round Round, a. [OF. roond, roont, reond, F. rond, fr. L. rotundus, fr. rota wheel. See {Rotary}, and cf. {Rotund}, {roundel}, {Rundlet}.] 1. Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In round numbers — Round Round, a. [OF. roond, roont, reond, F. rond, fr. L. rotundus, fr. rota wheel. See {Rotary}, and cf. {Rotund}, {roundel}, {Rundlet}.] 1. Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap — Lap, v. i. To be turned or folded; to lie partly upon or by the side of something, or of one another; as, the cloth laps back; the boats lap; the edges lap. [1913 Webster] The upper wings are opacous; at their hinder ends, where they lap over,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Officiate — Of*fi ci*ate, v. t. To discharge, perform, or supply, as an official duty or function. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Merely to officiate light Round this opacous earth. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opaque — O*paque , a. [F., fr. L. opacus. Cf. {Opacous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent; as, an opaque substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Obscure; not clear; unintelligible. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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