Masking

Masking

Masking can mean:

  • Applying or using a mask
  • Auditory masking, a class of sensory phenomena where the perception of one sound is affected by the presence of another sound
  • Backmasking, a recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward
  • Backward masking in psychovisual or psychoacoustics
  • Masking (in art), protecting a desired area from change during production
  • Materials used to protect portions of a work from unintended change, such as masking tape, frisket, and stencils
  • Masking (illustration), an art technique that influences the intended perception of a character.
  • Mask (computing), AND'ing or OR'ing a bit pattern with another bit pattern to select some bits
  • Masking agent, a reagent used in chemical analysis which reacts with (thus sequestering) chemical species which may interfere in the analysis
  • Sound masking, the intentional introduction of background to improve comfort and privacy
  • Spectral mask, a method for reducing adjacent-channel interference in broadcast applications

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  • Masking — Mask Mask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Masked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Masking}.] 1. To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor. [1913 Webster] They must all be masked and vizarded. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • masking — noun 1. the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it (Freq. 1) the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft • Syn: ↑cover, ↑covering, ↑screening • Derivationally related forms: ↑mask, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • masking — maskavimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. masking; shielding vok. Maskierung, f rus. маскирование, n pranc. masquage, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • masking — maskavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Analizei trukdančių jonų pavertimas neaktyviais nepašalinus jų iš tiriamojo tirpalo. atitikmenys: angl. masking rus. маскирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • masking — maskuotė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gyvūno kūno žymės, kurios daro jį nepastebimą. atitikmenys: angl. masking vok. Maskierung, f rus. маскирование, n …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Masking tape — Painter s tape, a type of masking tape usually used for wall painting …   Wikipedia

  • Masking (personality) — Masking (Personality Theory) is a process in which an individual changes or masks his or her natural personality to conform to social pressures, abuse, and or harassment. Some examples of masking are a single overly dominant temperament, or humor …   Wikipedia

  • Masking (illustration) — Masking is a drawing technique invented in Japan in the mid to late 20th century employed in comics and animation. It is the use of simplistic, iconic characters in order to assist readers or viewers in associating themselves with them as coupled …   Wikipedia

  • masking tape — n [U] long narrow paper that is sticky on one side, used especially to protect the edge of an area which you are painting …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • masking tape — ► NOUN ▪ adhesive tape used in painting to cover areas on which paint is not wanted …   English terms dictionary

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