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English Dictionary: Masked by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Masked
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading; "hidden agenda"; "masked threat"
    Synonym(s): cloaked, disguised, masked
  2. having markings suggestive of a mask; "the masked face of a raccoon"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mask \Mask\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Masked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      1. To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense
            against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
                     They must all be masked and vizarded. --Shak.
      2. To disguise; to cover; to hide.
                     Masking the business from the common eye. --Shak.
      3. (Mil.)
            (a) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of.
            (b) To cover or keep in check; as, to mask a body of
                  troops or a fortess by a superior force, while some
                  hostile evolution is being carried out.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Masked \Masked\, a.
      1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks;
            cincealed; hidden.
      2. (Bot.) Same as {Personate}.
      3. (Zo[94]l.) Having the anterior part of the head differing
            decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said
            of birds.
      {Masked ball}, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.
      {Masked battery} (Mil.), a battery so placed as not to be
            seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.
      {Masked crab} (Zo[94]l.), a European crab ({Corystes
            cassivelaunus}) with markings on the carapace somewhat
            resembling a human face.
      {Masked pig} (Zo[94]l.), a Japanese domestic hog ({Sus
            pliciceps}). Its face is deeply furrowed.
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