camouflage

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camouflage

a disguise resulting from an organism having similar coloration to the background, or markings which cause breaking of the outline (DISRUPTIVE COLORATION), so that the organism blends into the background and is hidden from predators. See CRYPTIC COLORATION.
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Hospitals, as a result, became a conduit where the cost would be paid through reimbursement "This was a camoflage to the public.
Grungy denim cut-offs, muddy Hunter wellies and camoflage cap, she fitted right in with the laid-back crowd.
We were tucked under some of that scrub that passes for trees in South Texas, with all the costumes and camoflage in place.