camouflage-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: mottled fabric used for military uniforms

Commentary: CAMOUFLAGE[+artifact][+fabric][+mottled][+military][+uniform]

We spoke to two soldiers dressed in desert camouflage.
This textile mill makes camouflage for military uniforms.
The boys wore jungle camouflage to play paint ball in the woods.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 2: an outward semblance or appearance that is misleading

Commentary: CAMOUFLAGE[+state][+semblance][+outward][+misleading]

A polar bear's white fur is a good camouflage for hunting on icebergs and snow.
Cut branches above the trenches served as camouflage for the tanks.
His apparent indifference to winning the competition was a protective camouflage. (figurative)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: the act of concealing or disguising

Commentary: CAMOUFLAGE[+action][+concealing]
NOTE: implies ongoing activity, not a static appearance (Sense 2)

Their agreeing to attend negotiations next month is just a camouflage to buy themselves more time.
They conducted their affair under the camouflage of apparently working on reports late into the night.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4

Sense Number 4: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)