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covert

(kō′vərt, kō-vûrt′, kŭv′ərt)
n.
Zoology One of the small feathers covering the bases of the longer feathers of a bird's wings or tail.

cov′ert·ly adv.
cov′ert·ness n.
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"We've found that 'silent' covert strokes are actually more common than overt strokes in people aged 65 or older who have surgery," said Dr.
"There is a need for research to inform the cause of perioperative covert stroke and establish whether prevention and management strategies avert cognitive decline," the authors write.
Once the container is loaded on a ship and the exporter has not received his money from the consignee, it is always difficult for the exporter to get his money.' When asked how the consignee sights the products since he or she is based abroad, the Oklan Best Boss explained that, 'Most of the consignees abroad have coverts who work for them here in Lagos.
As the goal of network covert timing channel is to transmit information between the sender and receiver without being detected by the warden, the fundamental design principle is to alter the characteristics of IPDs as slightly as possible while preventing the channel disruptions, such as timing perturbation or packet loss.
Of all the activities carried out by the intelligence community, none is more controversial than covert action (CA).
The Covert Ti is almost the same size, with the same no-nonsense appearance as the Covert, but it has half the weight.
Unofficial final vote totals show DeSart with 27,412 votes, Covert with 25,632, Gustin with 25,411 and Anderson with 21,217.
HTTP/2 is the newest member of the TCP/IP protocol suite built with security in mind, but still in his design there are many dualities, that can be used for building covert channels.
The implementing decision does not reflect the potential of the optically variable diffractive (OVD) foil to carry further information that would classify the feature in the covert category.
Our goal is to design a covert agent to keep the controller's input and output both stealthy over a finite time window.
Several kinds of wireless covert channels have been proposed [6-16].
With few exceptions, the covert phones were exclusively used for calls related to organizing and carrying out the plot.