In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lack of tranparency)opacidad feminine
- The Helena's envelope of floor-to-ceiling glass, wrap-around windows, and metal panels weaves a shimmering pattern of opacity and reflection.
- Shifting planes of various materials and degrees of opacity create spaces that expand and contract as needed.
- Applying acrylics to the acetate with bamboo brushes, Stone controls viscosity and opacity while leaving the edges of the transparent film unpainted.
- The skin of his buildings employs a full palette of optical effects - transparency, translucency, opacity and reflectivity - in a way that seems subtly integrated with the city's structure.
- Galia Amsel, working with translucence and opacity, pushes grey and white glass to its densest, tapering her squared slabs towards narrow, light edges.
- There is a continuous interplay between transparency and white opacity, view and closure, partly because the presence of neighbours on both sides who seem too close to the client.
- The photoinduced side effects of all these drugs were, in particular, changes in the skin pigmentation, corneal opacity, cataract formation and retinopathy.
- These stripes often alternate between dense opacity and a milky translucence that barely hides the underlying layers.
- The Phone Tools content rendering makes use of advanced graphics techniques for image opacity, transparency, zooming and panning.
- The cult of transparency leads ultimately to opacity.
- It acts as an intermediate space between the natural world and the artificial, and its effects of light and shadow, transparency, translucency and even opacity alter constantly with weather, time and season.
- The main body of the object absorbs light, but the cuts reflect it, and an interplay can be set up between opacity and transparency.
- Within these dense geometries, he achieved virtuosic manipulations of optically mixed color, conjuring intriguing tensions between effects of transparency and opacity, flatness and volume.
- The dark glass wall, on the entrance facade, shifts between transparency and a dark, reflective opacity, depending on lighting conditions and the spectator's point of view.
- Speakers at the seminar said increase in lens opacity might lead to blurred vision, sensitivity to light or glare, nearsightedness and distorted images.
- The commingling of transparency and opacity is handled with remarkable skill.
- It explains at once causticity and non-causticity, transparency and opacity, colour and the absence of colours.
- Although the marks she makes with her brush or palette knife are rectangular in shape, their silhouettes are broken and their surfaces easily slip from opacity into transparency.
- The treatment of the walls varies - in the scale of the zigzags, in colour and in opacity - in order to register the different scales and features of the adjacent landscape.
- Multiple layers of nets stretched over the structural frame create a dramatic and ever-changing play of opacity and translucency as the viewer moves in and around the installation.
2formal(of meaning, text)impenetrabilidad feminine
- In Reznikoff, transparency - in the mode of reportage - snowballs into opacity.
- Despite its opacity, certain qualities of the proposed constitution shine through.
- Its crucial feature is a quality of opacity that forces us to think; it must ‘tease us out of thought’ (Keats).
- This is no easy feat, given the difficulty and opacity of Howe's poetry, and Back begins her introduction by addressing this very issue.
- To Hamann, it was obvious that the Age of Reason - which, to his mind, was an age of deepest darkness - required a prose of almost insoluble opacity.
- Isn't our sense of the opacity of translation also the sense of the rebuffing wind in Celan's poem?
- One indirect effect of this information opacity: spotting price anomalies is difficult at best.
- An Archaeology of Socialism, despite its difficult language and occasional conceptual opacity, deserves to be read.
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