HyperDic: masking

English > 3 senses of the word masking:
NOUNactmasking, cover, covering, screeningthe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
cognitionmaskingthe blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
artifactmasking, masking piecescenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen
masking > pronunciation
Soundsmae'skihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > masking: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.
Synonymscover, covering, screening
Broaderconcealment, concealing, hidingThe activity of keeping something secret
Spanishcobertura, envoltura
Catalancoberta, cobertor, cobertura
Verbsmaskhide under a false / false appearance
English > masking: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation.
Example"he studied auditory masking by pure tones"
Broadersensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
English > masking: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningscenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen.
Synonymmasking piece
Broaderscenery, sceneThe painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale

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