Definition Of masks


a covering for all or part of the face, worn as a disguise, or to amuse or terrify other people.

Disguising myself with this mask would be the key to winning Leah back!

a covering made of fiber or gauze and fitting over the nose and mouth to protect against dust or air pollutants, or made of sterile gauze and worn to prevent infection of the wearer or (in surgery) of the patient.

Wear a protective mask , covering nose and mouth, to decrease the percentage of polluted air breathed.

a likeness of a person's face in clay or wax, especially one made by taking a mold from the face.

They have already moulded masks and now want to paint them all.

a manner or expression that hides one's true character or feelings; a pretense.

she let her mask of moderate respectability slip

a patterned metal film used in the manufacture of microcircuits to allow selective modification of the underlying material.

Typical masks are made of metal patterns deposited on glass and have no internal plumbing.

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Example Of masks

  • An example of this occurred when a company was asked to compare the resistance of several surgical masks to blood penetration.

  • And now… the shiny wooden floor, smart servery and coloured drapes masking the old roof lights all make for an attractive, modern appearance.

  • Black feathers sprout from her head and, like the bird, she is masked with bits of torn fabric bound around her eyes.

  • But he also noted that catchers didn't always wear masks , and neither did hockey goaltenders.

  • Cathy's face screws up into a mask of rage, and Emily gasps beneath her white-knuckled grip.

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