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semiopaque

[sem-ee-oh-peyk, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i oʊˈpeɪk, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
partly or nearly opaque.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; semi- + opaque
Related forms
semiopacity
[sem-ee-oh-pas-i-tee, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i oʊˈpæs ɪ ti, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • The oil in which the hazardous materials are suspended is semiopaque to sunlight, which would tend to keep photodecomposition low.

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