What does cloaking mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. cloaking(Noun)

    The act of covering with a cloak; concealment.

    To take heed of their dissemblings and cloakings. uE000359628uE001 Strype.

  2. cloaking(Noun)

    The material from which of which cloaks are made.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cloaking

    of Cloak

  2. Cloaking(noun)

    the act of covering with a cloak; the act of concealing anything

  3. Cloaking(noun)

    the material of which of which cloaks are made

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  1. Cloaking

    Cloaking is a search engine optimization technique in which the content presented to the search engine spider is different from that presented to the user's browser. This is done by delivering content based on the IP addresses or the User-Agent HTTP header of the user requesting the page. When a user is identified as a search engine spider, a server-side script delivers a different version of the web page, one that contains content not present on the visible page, or that is present but not searchable. The purpose of cloaking is sometimes to deceive search engines so they display the page when it would not otherwise be displayed. However, it can also be a functional technique for informing search engines of content they would not otherwise be able to locate because it is embedded in non-textual containers such as video or certain Adobe Flash components. As of 2006, better methods of accessibility, including progressive enhancement, are available, so cloaking is no longer considered necessary by its proponents. Cloaking is often used as a spamdexing technique to try to trick search engines into giving the relevant site a higher ranking. By the same method, it can also be used to trick search engine users into visiting a site that is substantially different from the search engine description, including delivering pornographic content cloaked within non-pornographic search results.

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How to say cloaking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cloaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cloaking in a Sentence

  1. Alex Stamos:

    They are cloaking these companies and cloaking the people behind them.

  2. Joan Rivers:

    Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly -- hurt, bitterness, grief and, most of all, fear.

  3. Caleb Burns:

    Jared Kushner has done everything Jared Kushner’s required to do and more. Jared Kushner’s simply required to recuse Jared Kushner from any decision that would have a ‘ direct and predictable ’ impact on Jared Kushner financial holdings, they're cloaking political issues in legal garb. The transition team said Jared Kushner will work closely with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon to execute President-elect Trump’s agenda.

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