Definitions for obfuscateˈɒb fəˌskeɪt, ɒbˈfʌs keɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ob•fus•cateˈɒb fəˌskeɪt, ɒbˈfʌs keɪt(v.t.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to make unclear.
Origin of obfuscate:
1525–35; < LL obfuscāre to darken =ob-ob-+fuscāre, der. of fuscus dark
ob•fus′ca•to`ry-kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
make obscure or unclear
To make dark; overshadow
To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth.
Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity.
To alter code while preserving its behavior but conceal its structure and intent.
We need to obfuscate these classes before we ship the final release.
Origin: From the participle stem of (late) obfuscare, from ob- + fuscare.
obfuscated; darkened; obscured
to darken; to obscure; to becloud; hence, to confuse; to bewilder
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