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A manner or expression that hides one's true character or feelings
“He manages to portray the sensitive man under the sadistic mask by tonal inflections and body language, admirably.”
A covering for all or part of the face, worn as a disguise, or to amuse or frighten others
“Soon, the assassin reveals herself as female wearing a black leather mask as she runs out carrying the gun that she used.”
A protective covering fitting over the whole face, worn in fencing, ice hockey, and other sports
“The umpire took his mask off and gave me a look, knowing that it was a purpose pitch.”
A person wearing a mask
“The surgical mask serves to collect bacteria from the nasopharyngeal airway of the wearer.”
To keep secret or shut off from view
“For example, masking a patient who is morbidly obese is difficult because of the need for high pressure to overcome the weight of the chest and abdomen when the patient is supine.”
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