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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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Levin begins her argument in the first chapter by usefully defining terms that surround and echo notions of camouflage, such as mimicry (a close relation of camouflage; the method by which a subject adapts to its surroundings [ii]) and masquerade (an often feminized approach to disguise; "how a specific cultural archetype is deconstructed through dress-up or by adopting an identity-laden pose" {32S}).
8,495,946 (2013), discloses the use of carbon nanotubes in a camouflage material to display the background in the foreground and thus cloak anything bearing the camouflage material.
The goal of camouflage is the non-detection and non-recognition of bodies and objects.
CAMOUFLAGE, OR HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT, HAS ALWAYS BEEN AROUMD IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER.
This kind of technology can be used in the military for camouflage in a war zone.
Potential licensees in the personal accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Camouflage It on a worldwide basis.
3 Safavieh Camouflage motifs are among the designs available in Safavieh's handknotted Vineyard line, which revives a 16th century Isfahan weave.
has developed a new camouflage pattern for outdoorswomen called the KLOAK "InvisiBelle" pattern in partnership with GPT.
Featuring a tiger-stripe camouflage motif with stripes running horizontally across the watch, the GD-X6900CM models meet the military standard specifications set by the US Department of Defense, a statement said.
Military camouflage netting is attached over the other material using zip ties.
ULCANS is a step up from the old LCSS (lightweight camouflage screen system and lightweight camouflage support system).
STYLE SOLDIER It's about a muted camouflage colour palette accented with black leather or shiny gold to look major-ly stylish.