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Denizione di  mask - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua mask



mask (third-person singular simple present masks, present participle masking, simple past and past participle masked)

  1. (transitive) To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, IV,vi:
      They must all be masked and vizarded
  2. (transitive) To disguise; to cover; to hide.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare, Macbeth, III-i:
      Masking the business from the common eye
  3. (transitive, military) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of.
  4. (transitive, military) To cover or keep in check.
    to mask a body of troops or a fortess by a superior force, while some hostile evolution is being carried out
  5. (intransitive) To take part as a masker in a masquerade
    • (Can we date this quote?) Cavendish.
  6. (intransitive) To wear a mask; to be disguised in any way
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare.

mask (plural masks)

  1. A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection.
    a dancers mask; a fencers mask; a ball players mask
  2. That which disguises; a pretext or subterfuge.
  3. A festive entertainment of dancing or other diversions, where all wear masks; a masquerade; hence, a revel; a frolic; a delusive show - Francis Bacon
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton:
      This thought might lead me through the worlds vain mask.
  4. (obsolete) A dramatic performance, formerly in vogue, in which the actors wore masks and represented mythical or allegorical characters.
  5. (architecture) A grotesque head or face, used to adorn keystones and other prominent parts, to spout water in fountains, and the like; -- called also mascaron.
  6. (fortification) In a permanent fortification, a redoubt which protects the caponiere.
  7. (fortification) A screen for a battery
  8. (zoology) The lower lip of the larva of a dragonfly, modified so as to form a prehensile organ.
  9. (Puebloan, anthropology) A ceremonial object used in Puebloan kachina cults that resembles a Euro-American masks. (The term is objected as an appropriate translation by Puebloan peoples as it emphasizes imitation but ignores power and representational intent.)
  10. (computing, programming) A pattern of bits used in bitwise operations; bitmask.
  11. (computer graphics) A two-color (black and white) bitmap generated from an image, used to create transparency in the image.

Definizione italiano>inglese mask

  That which disguises
  A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection
  A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection.
  A filter that selectively includes or excludes certain values.
  To hide under a false appearance.
  A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection

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Traduzione 'veloce'

maschera |mascherare |mascherina |celare |dissimulare |mimetizzare |màschera |nascondere |

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