camouflage


camouflage
   (KAH-moo-flahzh) [French] A method or the materials used to conceal or disguise objects, military installations, equipment, etc., by coloring or screening so that they blend into the background or natural surroundings. To obscure or conceal under a false appearance. By extension, any disguise or strategem used for concealment.
   The natural camouflage of some big cats makes them almost invisible in the African grasslands.

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  • camouflage — ► NOUN 1) the disguising of military personnel and equipment by painting or covering them to make them blend in with their surroundings. 2) clothing or materials used for such a purpose. 3) the natural colouring or form of an animal which enables …   English terms dictionary

  • camouflage — I verb adumbrate, alter the appearance of, assume a mask, be concealed, becloud, becurtain, bedim, befog, bemask, blanket, blind, bury, change the face of, cloak, close the curtain, cloud, color, conceal, couch, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive …   Law dictionary

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