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mask

(Cover), noun camouflage, cloak, cover-up, deflection, device, disguise, excuse, facade, false front, feint, front, guise, lame excuse, masquerade, mere cossetics, obscuration, pretense, pretension, pretext, prooessed motive, refuge, screen, sham, smoke screen, stratagem, subterfuge, varnish, whitewash

mask

(Shield), noun camouflage, deflection, disguise, false front, false identity, incognito, masquerade, pretense, shield, veil
See also: camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, denature, disguise, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, false pretense, guard, hide, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, plant, pretend, pretense, pretext, ruse, screen, shroud, stifle, strangle, subterfuge, suppress, veil
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Audiometers are calibrated so that a 10-dB masking noise will block a 10-dB pure-tone signal.
Switch zoning: Provides LUN masking down to the port level for all nodes that the switch can see.
Masking has also been important in the depiction of real and fictional persona in theater and film, both outgrowths of male-dominated rituals rooted in mythology and religion.
True to its epigraph from Ralph Ellison about the ambiguities that attend the mask in a land of masking jokers, Darktown Strutters explores the ruses of black masking and performance in a culture saturated and confounded by the masks and performances of a racial caste system.
Encryption, though extremely beneficial for enabling secure communication between legitimate parties, can become a dangerous traffic masking tool when used by attackers.
Moreover, the same masking is evident in the painted costume worn by Flora in the Primavera [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 11 OMITTED], Botticelli's earlier mascherata of Venus and the Spring, dating to about 1478.
Mask Pro 3 includes a wide variety of selection tools and real-time previews of the masking results to provide users with the widest range of options when making detailed selections in a variety of images.
Extensis today announced the release of Mask Pro 3 for Windows, a significant upgrade to Extensis' award winning masking and selection tools for Adobe Photoshop.
A pioneer in the plug-in arena, Extensis has once again redefined masking and selecting capabilities in Adobe Photoshop.