camouflage camouflage  /ˈkæ məf ˌlɑʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
  2. (n) fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
  3. (n) device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
  4. (n) the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
  5. (v) disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When it comes to camouflage, a soldier's uniform can mean the difference between life and death.
  2. The sniper wore camouflaged bulletproof vests over a heavy overcoat.

News

  1. House OKs plan for military to share camouflage

    WASHINGTON -- The House approved a measure Friday that would require all branches of the military to share the same camouflage uniforms -- instead of the 10 different camouflage patterns in use today.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. House OKs plan for military share to camouflage

    WASHINGTON -- The House approved a measure Friday that would require all branches of the military to share the same camouflage uniforms -- instead of the 10 different camouflage patterns in use today.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. House OKs plan to have military share camouflage pattern

    WASHINGTON — The House approved a measure Friday that would require all branches of the U.S. military to share the same camouflage uniforms — instead of the 10 different patterns in use today.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Quotes

  1. "The word I'm looking for is 'camouflage,'" teammate Sergei Fedorov said Friday. "He should get better at hiding his intentions - because every shift you can pretty much see what he's trying to do."
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Sergei Fedorov Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This is the first significant change to the checkpoint since the 1970s," TSA chief Kip Hawley told USA Today. "A chaotic, noisy, congested checkpoint is a security nightmare. Chaos gives camouflage. A chaotic environment puts subtle pressure...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Kip Hawley Source: KOCO

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