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obscure

(ŏb-skūr′) [L. obscurus, hide]
1. Hidden, indistinct, as the cause of a condition.
2. To make less distinct or to hide.
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It is evident that, when targeted, even the most minimal incorporation of obscuration can dynamically affect a massive operating environment.
Throughout the years, generated obscuration has been a staple of the Chemical Corps.
The Army maintains some obscuration vehicles--most of which are included in pre-positioned stock or in reserve within the continental United States, rather than in use by a deployable unit.
There are a few uses of generated obscuration in counterinsurgency-focused operating environments.
Obscuration was one of the capabilities that went by the wayside in favor of other capabilities that better met the immediate needs of the Army, such as CBRN reconnaissance and homemade-explosive laboratory exploitation capabilities.
2) Patients see an ophthalmologist or optometrist because they experience pain in, or around, the eyes, or other ophthalmic symptoms and signs such as obscuration or visual phenomena.
Her victory is not over a military enemy, but over obscurations of the mind.
Toma is therefore a representation of the mind that realizes freedom from the obscurations caused by cherishing one's self, rejecting the ego through trampling it beneath her feet.