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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Masked a.
 1. Wearing a mask or masks; characterized by masks; concealed; hidden.
 2. Bot. Same as Personate.
 3. Zool. Having the anterior part of the head differing decidedly in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds.
 Masked ball, a ball in which the dancers wear masks.
 Masked battery Mil., a battery so placed as not to be seen by an enemy until it opens fire. --H. L. Scott.
 Masked crab Zool., a European crab (Corystes cassivelaunus) with markings on the carapace somewhat resembling a human face.
 Masked pig Zool., a Japanese domestic hog (Sus pliciceps). Its face is deeply furrowed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Masked p. pr. & vb. n. Masking.]
 1. To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
    They must all be masked and vizarded.   --Shak.
 2. To disguise; to cover; to hide.
    Masking the business from the common eye.   --Shak.
 3. Mil. (a) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of. (b) To cover or keep in check; as, to mask a body of troops or a fortress by a superior force, while some hostile evolution is being carried out.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having its true character concealed with the intent of
            misleading; "hidden agenda"; "masked threat" [syn: cloaked,