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camouflet

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈkæmǝˌflā

n. the resulting cavity in a deep underground burst when there is no rupture of the surface. Compare with crater.

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camouflet

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈkæmǝˌflā

n. the resulting cavity in a deep underground burst when there is no rupture of the surface. Compare with crater.

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camouflet

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

n. the resulting cavity in a deep underground burst when there is no rupture of the surface. Compare with crater

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camouflage

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 23 words.

XX. — F., f. camoufler (thieves' sl.) — It. camuffare disguise, deceive, perh. assoc. with camouflet whiff of smoke in

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camouflage <i>noun & verb</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 70 words.

E20 French (from camoufler (thieves' slang) to cover up, from Italian camuffare disguise, deceive, perhaps associated with French camouflet whiff

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