avoiding detection by moving carefully
the attribute or characteristic of acting in secrecy, or in such a way that the actions are unnoticed or difficult to detect by others.
an act of secrecy, especially one involving thievery
the act of stealing; theft
the thing stolen; stolen property
the bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or action; -- in either a good or a bad sense
Origin: [OE. stale. See Steal, v. t.]
Stealth is a 2005 American science fiction action film starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton and Richard Roxburgh. The film was directed by Rob Cohen, director of The Fast and the Furious and xXx. The film follows three top fighter pilots as they join a project to develop an automated robotic stealth aircraft. Released on 29 July 2005 by Columbia Pictures, the film cost $135 million to make, but was panned by critics, and was a colossal box office bomb making only $76,932,872 worldwide, one of the biggest losses in cinematic history.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stelth, n. the act of stealing: a secret manner of bringing anything to pass.—adv. Stealth′ily.—n. Stealth′iness.—adj. Stealth′y, done by stealth: unperceived: secret.
The numerical value of stealth in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of stealth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You know that stealth may be over-rated.
The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
We show that carbon acts like a stealth darkening agent, from the standpoint of spectral analysis, it's like an invisible paint.
With knowledge, say, what other wealth Can vie, which neither thieves by stealth Can take, nor kinsmen make their prey, Which, lavished, never wastes away.
Look at the stealth and sophistication of foreign nation state APTs who break through even the most sophisticated layers of security daily and tell me why they would just give our completely unprotected election systems a pass
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- furtivitatCatalan, Valencian
- Heimlichkeit, ListGerman
- salamyhkäisyys, häivetekniikka, häive-, salakähmäisyys, stealthFinnish
- discrétion, furtivitéFrench
- 掩蔽, ステルスJapanese
- потајност, прикрадувањеMacedonian
- хи́трость, хитростьRussian
- притајеност, потаја, pritajenost, potajaSerbo-Croatian
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