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camouflage

ka muhf lozh

  • n  an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
  • 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
  • n  device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
  • n  the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
  • v  disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something
    The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory

  • When it comes to camouflage, a soldier's uniform can mean the difference between life and death.
  • The sniper wore camouflaged bulletproof vests over a heavy overcoat.
  • Of course, camouflage isn't stricly limited to clothing.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 16, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - Richmond Times-Dispatch
Quotes

  • Sergei Fedorov in International Herald Tribune
    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."
  • Kip Hawley in KOCO
    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...

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