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verb abdere, abscond, abscondere, be clandessine, become indiscernible, become unapparent, bury, cache, camouflage, celare, cloak, closet, cloud, conceal, conceal from knowledge, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive, disguise, dissemble, eclipse, enshroud, envelop, fail to reveal, harbor, hush up, keep out of sight, keep out of view, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep under cover, mask, obscure, protect, put out of sight, render invisible, screen, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shelter, shield, shroud, smuggle, store, stow away, suppress, veil, withhold, wrap
Associated concepts: hide assets, hide behind the law, hide fraud, terrorist cells
See also: abscond, blind, camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, disguise, elude, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, flee, guard, harbor, hedge, hoard, lurk, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, reserve, screen, seclude, shroud, withhold

HIDE, measures. In England, a hide of land, according to some ancient manuscripts, contained one hundred and twenty acres. Co. Litt. 5; Plowd. 167; Touchst. 93.

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Flexibility to be securely hidden behind buttons and clothing tags, avoiding detection under even close inspection.
Each black hole, millions to billions times as massive as the sun, lurks at the center of a galaxy but in visible light may lie hidden behind thick layers of dust.
A CITY beauty spot hidden behind a school is set for the spotlight after residents ralled round to improve its condition.
The story began when the Kilcooleys decided to remodel their bathroom and discovered a three-carat diamond ring hidden behind a light fixture.
Many San Fernando Valley gardens, ponds and fountains - whether hidden behind bamboo screens in backyards or prominently displayed for the world to see - are impressive sights to behold.
Upper Class Virgin passengers who enter the state-of-the-art facility will find a tranquil oasis from the long lines and hectic security checkpoints, with a 45-foot-long cocktail bar, a gourmet kitchen, and hidden behind a ceiling-to-floor Japanese water wall, a full-service spa offering relaxing massages, soothing facials, tanning facilities, and a hair salon.
The second investigation begins with the discovery of bones hidden behind a wall in a house Edgar Allen Poe lived in.
The fan pulley's grease fitting is hidden behind the fan blades.
Users just drag a magnifying-glass-shaped interface over the asterisks and see the forgotten password hidden behind them.
On the other hand, with its multitude of projected images, fake drive-in setting, and three-wheeled car, the sprawling installation is more likely to evoke feelings of claustrophobia (in a bit of Preminger's film quoted by Starr, the kidnapped Bunny turns out to have been locked in the trunk of her uncle's sports car), foreboding (as if to emphasize that Preminger's film isn't sufficient to the project it inspired, Starr borrows the idea of a killer hidden behind the screen of the drive-in from another movie, Peter Bogdanovich's 1967 thriller Targets), and perverse eroti cism (Starr includes overthe-top footage of a guy slowly and feelingly buffing the "Bunny Lakemobile").
Always they are thick and monolithic, providing a visual contrast with lighter infill panels, and they have a striated ruggedness which appeals today in a way which probably didn't in the past, when earth walls tended to be hidden behind plaster and whitewash.
Whereas Reed's novel explodes into possibilities and multiple stories, into hilarity and paradox, Rushdy sacrifices aesthetic complexity to the univocal in order to find the political agenda hidden behind carnivalesque grotesquerie.