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Noun: camouflage  'ka-mu,flaazh
  1. An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    "the theatrical notion of camouflage is always associated with catastrophe in his stories";
    - disguise
  2. Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    - camo
  3. Device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
  4. The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
    "he is a master of camouflage";
    - disguise
Verb: camouflage  'ka-mu,flaazh
  1. Disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something
    "The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory"

Derived forms: camouflages, camouflaged, camouflaging

Type of: cloth, color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], concealing, concealment, cover, covert, disguise, fabric, gloss, hiding, mask, material, screen, semblance, textile

Encyclopedia: Camouflage