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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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Yu along with his team created an optoelectronic camouflage system which can detect and control surrounding light.
This kind of technology can be used in the military for camouflage in a war zone.
By now, most Army units should be seeing the new improved camouflage system ULCANS (ultra lightweight camouflage net system).
ULCANS is a step up from the old LCSS (lightweight camouflage screen system and lightweight camouflage support system).
Find out how camouflage helps animals--and humans--survive in risky situations.
So if you want to hide from predators and find prey, you'll be happy that your ancestors developed something called natural camouflage.
All that, and more, turns up in the latest version of the 6-year-old "Camouflage," which will be presented by the Rainbow Dance Theatre as part of Dance Theatre of Oregon's "Fire and Ice" program at the Hult Center on Friday and Saturday.
A visual feast, "Camouflage" includes rubbery dancers who bend into startling shapes, dancers who float on a cargo net suspended above the stage, and dancers dressed like hairy gorillas.
It's called camouflage, or concealment by blending into an immediate environment.
CAMOUFLAGE PROFITS ARE HARD TO SEE THROUGH ALL THOSE PATTERNS
Zebras camouflage by _(_)_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ coloration.