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Noun: masking  mãs-king
  1. The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    "the masking concealed their guns from enemy aircraft";
    - cover, covering, screening
  2. The blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
    "he studied auditory masking by pure tones"
  3. Scenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen
    - masking piece
Verb: mask  mãsk
  1. Hide under a false appearance
    "He masked his disappointment";
    - dissemble, cloak
  2. Put a mask on or cover with a mask
    "Mask the children for Halloween"
  3. Make unrecognizable
    "The herb masks the garlic taste";
    - disguise
  4. (cooking) cover with a sauce
    "mask the meat"
  5. (photography) shield from light
    - block out

Derived forms: maskings

Type of: aesthesis, conceal, concealing, concealment, cover, esthesis [US], hide, hiding, scene, scenery, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

Antonym: unmask

Encyclopedia: Masking

Mask, South Khorasan