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1. Physiology The concealment or screening of one sensory process or sensation by another.
2. A piece of theatrical scenery used to conceal a part of the stage from the audience.
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1. the act or practice of masking
2. (Psychology) psychol the process by which a stimulus (usually visual or auditory) is obscured by the presence of another almost simultaneous stimulus
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mask•ing(ˈmæs kɪŋ, ˈmɑ skɪŋ)
2. obscuring or blocking one sensory process by another.
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|Noun||1.||masking - the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"|
|2.||masking - the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation; "he studied auditory masking by pure tones"|
|3.||masking - scenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen|
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