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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Researchers have found a way to replicate the octopuses' ability to hide from sight with a device that could give way to advanced camouflage technology.
Yu along with his team created an optoelectronic camouflage system which can detect and control surrounding light.
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.
It's called camouflage, or concealment by blending into an immediate environment.
Many of these products are available in the popular Trebark and Realtree patterns, or a privately developed vertical pattern that's a spin off from the two patented camouflages.
Zebras camouflage by _(_)_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ coloration.