What does masking mean?

Definitions for masking
ˈmæs kɪŋ, ˈmɑ skɪŋmask·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cover, covering, screening, masking(noun)

    the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

    "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

  2. masking(noun)

    the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation

    "he studied auditory masking by pure tones"

  3. masking piece, masking(noun)

    scenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Masking

    of Mask

Freebase

  1. Masking

    In art, craft, and engineering, masking is the use of materials to protect areas from change, or to focus change on other areas. Masking can describe either the techniques and materials used to control the development of a work of art by protecting a desired area from change; or a phenomenon that causes a sensation to be concealed from conscious attention. The term is derived from the word "mask", in the sense that it hides the face from view.

How to pronounce masking?

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How to say masking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of masking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of masking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of masking in a Sentence

  1. Leo Buscaglia:

    No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.

  2. Soumya Swaminathan:

    We're looking at 2022 at least before enough people start getting the vaccine to build immunity, so, for a long time to come, we have to maintain the same kind of measures that are currently being put in place with physical distancing, the masking and respiratory hygiene.

  3. Clay Goddard:

    This is exciting news about the value of masking to prevent COVID-19.

  4. Jeremy Farrar:

    It is possible that often mild symptoms, and probability of people being affected and infectious without experiencing symptoms, from this coronavirus may be masking the true numbers of people who have been infected, and the extent of person to person transmission.

  5. Carrie Goldberg:

    The operators of Celeb Jihad have attempted to skirt legal liability by masking their identity, one way to find out who runs a website is to look up the ICANN registration, which is public. CelebJihad.com hired a proxy service to register their domain. We often have cases like this and it’s one of my true pleasures in life to unmask the identities of web sites and then sue the crap out of them.

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