American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way.
- n. The quality or characteristic of being furtive or covert.
- n. Archaic The act of stealing.
- adj. Not disclosing one's true ideology, affiliations, or positions: a stealth candidate.
- adj. Having or providing the ability to prevent detection by radar: a stealth bomber; stealth technology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of stealing; theft.
- n. A thing stolen.
- n. A secret or clandestine method or proceeding; means secretly employed to gain an object; surreptitious way or manner: used in a good or a bad sense.
- n. A secret going; a stolen or clandestine visit.
- n. uncountable the attribute or characteristic of acting in secrecy, or in such a way that the actions are unnoticed or difficult to detect by others.
- n. archaic, countable an act of secrecy, especially one involving thievery
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The act of stealing; theft.
- n. obsolete The thing stolen; stolen property.
- n. The bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or action; -- in either a good or a bad sense.
- n. avoiding detection by moving carefully
- Middle English stelth, probably from Old English *stǣlth. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“GERAGOS: The problem is what we call stealth jurors, jurors who lie to get on the jury because it's high profile, because they've got --”
“In cases as Danny had, in cases like that, where they are lengthy cases and there's pretrial publicity and ongoing publicity, it's virtually impossible to ferret out what I call stealth jurors.”
“CROAL: Well, the way the standard things in the game use buttons and things like that, but when you get in a position behind your opponent that's when you can carry out what they call the stealth kills or executions.”
“Russia disparaged what it called a stealth attempt to bring about regime change.”
“In Under the Radar, I had harsh things to say about start-ups that operate in "stealth mode.”
“If you are in "stealth mode," then I suggest that you do the following:”
“Your experience with losers saying they are in stealth mode shouldn't bias you against the entire concept.”
“Entrepreneurs will say that they are operating in "stealth mode.”
“When he commented that he'd never heard of Omniture I told him we were in stealth marketing mode.”
“In Palo Alto, Calif., a nanotech startup that's still in stealth mode rents time remotely over the Internet for experiments using sophisticated electron microscopes -- devices it could never have afforded before.”
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