Definition of Opacifier

1. Noun. (chemistry) A chemical agent added to a material, such as rocket propellant, to make it opaque. ¹



2. Noun. (figuratively) An extraneous agent or vehicle which, intentionally otherwise, makes something opaque. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Opacifier

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opacifier

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opacate
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opacification
opacifications
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opacifier (current term)
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opal
opal codon

Literary usage of Opacifier

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1. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society, American Ceramic Society Meeting (1920)
"... for tin oxide, 11: 151. formula and equiv. and mol. wts. of, 2: 200.' as opacifier, 12: 461. Antimony sulfate, green color produced ..."

2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"A new opacifier for white iron enamels. ANON. Keram. Rundschau 23, 121-: (1915). ... By using 5% of these and 0.5 % of a stronger opacifier instead of ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1915)
"They craze and chip with seemingly no provocation, do not stand patching well, and they are not as opaque as enamels with the same amount of opacifier but ..."

4. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Study of Minerals and Crystals by Edward Henry ( Kraus, Walter Fred Hunt (1920)
"The oxide is also used as an opacifier in enamel ware, as a permanent white pigment not affected by acids or alkalies, as a polishing powder, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"... refractory material for the construction of crucibles, muffles, fire-bricks, and furnace linings. It is also employed as an opacifier L, JS BAEL FRUIT. ..."

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