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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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Your masking company will need some details of the part you want to mask.
Backward masking provides a convenient method to study the dynamics of information processing by the visual system (see Breitmeyer & Ogmen, 2000, for a review).
Audiometers are calibrated so that a 10-dB masking noise will block a 10-dB pure-tone signal.
Offstage antics in the novel increasingly take on the aspect of stage performances, and underscore the quotidian masking enjoined upon all by the racialist buffoonery of caste categories and codes.
But with Lorenzo's poetry, Politian's Stanze, and Botticelli's Primavera we have moved almost imperceptibly into the realm of a high art that takes the Laurentian masque as its point of departure and hence establishes masking itself as its hermeneutic crux.