masking

(from the article `illusion`) ...fatigue. Thus, an odour that is strong at first will gradually become imperceptible, as happens when one becomes unaware of the smell of one`s own ... ...permits study of the short-term development (microgenesis) of such percepts as those of simple geometric figures. Thus, it has been found that ... ....
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masking

(from the article `photoengraving`) Masking is the use of positive or negative images, taken from one or more of the set of colour-separation negatives and used in register with a given ...
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masking

[adj] - hiding from view 2. [n] - the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation
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Masking

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mask
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Masking

[Electronic Health Record] In Electronic Health Records (EHR’s) data masking, or controlled access, is the process of concealing patient health data from certain healthcare providers. Patients have the right to request the masking of their personal information, making it inaccessible to any physician, or a particular physician, unless a s...
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Masking

[illustration] The masking effect or masking is a visual style, dramatic convention, and literary technique described by cartoonist Scott McCloud in his book Understanding Comics in the chapter on realism. It is the use of simplistic, archetypal, narrative characters, even if juxtaposed with detailed, photographic, verisimilar, spectacular ...
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Masking

[in art] 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 (either intentionally or unintentio...
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Masking

[personality] Masking (Personality Theory) is a process in which an individual changes or `masks` his or her natural personality to conform to social pressures, abuse, and or harassment. Some examples of masking are a single overly dominant temperament, or humor, two incongruent temperaments, or displaying three of the four main temperament...
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masking

1. the process by which the threshold of hearing for one sound is raised by the presence of another (masking) sound 2. the amount by which the threshold of hearing for one sound is raised by the presence of another (masking) sound, expressed in decibels
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masking

1. The use of noise of any kind to interfere with the audibility of another sound. For any given intensity, low pitched tones have a greater masking effect than those of a high pitch. ... 2. In audiology, the use of a noise applied to one ear while testing the hearing acuity of the other ear. ... 3. The hiding of smaller rhythms in the brain wave r...
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Masking

A non-anamorphic widescreen film process. In masked films, blackened horizontal bands are placed acr
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Masking

A phenomenon whereby one or more sound 'trick' the ear into not hearing other, weaker, sound that are also present. (Audio)
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Masking

A property of the human auditory system by which an audio signal cannot be perceived in the presence of another audio signal.More intense sounds mask less intense ones. The amount of masking depends on the proximity of the frequency components of the two sounds, as well as on the global intensity of the masker. The greater the level, the greater th...
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Masking

Another term for blinding.
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Masking

Covering an area with tape or masking fluid to protect it from excess brush application or paint overspray.
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Masking

Covering or hiding another colour/gene. A pure white cat can be masking another colour genetically.
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Masking

Is a system of controlling negative density ranges or color saturation through the use of unsharp ma
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Masking

stamped images that seem to be behind one another, achieved by using a paper cutout of the stamp.
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Masking

Standing in a place where you can't be seen properly, or in such a way that you're hiding someone else or some important action. Should be avoided.
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Masking

Standing in a place where you can't be seen properly, or in such a way that you're hiding someone else or some important action. Should be avoided.
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Masking

Standing in a place where you can't be seen properly, or in such a way that you're hiding someone else or some important action. Should be avoided.
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MASKING

Temporary covering of areas not to be painted.
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Masking

Temporary covering of areas not to be painted.
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MASKING

Temporary covering of areas not to be painted.
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Masking

The characteristic of hearing by which loud sounds prevent the ear from hearing softer sounds of similar frequency.
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