from The Century Dictionary.
- To cover with or as with a cloak.
- Figuratively, to cover up; hide; conceal.
- Synonyms To hide, conceal, mask, cover, veil, screen.
- To intrigue; hold secret council.
- noun Properly, a loose outer garment without sleeves, worn by either sex as a protection from the weather: now frequently used, though erroneously, for a sleeved outer wrap worn by women.
- noun Figuratively, that which conceals; a cover; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense.
- noun In mollusks, same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A loose outer garment, extending from the neck downwards, and commonly without sleeves. It is longer than a cape, and is worn both by men and by women.
- noun That which conceals; a disguise or pretext; an excuse; a fair pretense; a mask; a cover.
- noun a bag in which a cloak or other clothes are carried; a portmanteau.
- transitive verb To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back; a
cape, often with a hood.
- noun A blanket-like covering, often metaphorical.
- noun Internet A text replacement for an
IRC user's hostnameor IP address, making the user less identifiable.
- verb To cover as with a cloak.
- verb science fiction To render invisible via futuristic technology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb cover with or as if with a cloak
- verb cover as if with clothing
- verb hide under a false appearance
- noun anything that covers or conceals
- noun a loose outer garment
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The cause of the unity of the cloak (in this sense of ˜cloak™) is just the cause of bronze being made round.
Was the great massacre above made in the circumstance of the tradition below, to wit: There was a settlement or Indian nation where appeared several white men under the cloak of missionaries, (the reason I use the term cloak is by the way it terminated), and preached to them the gospel of Jesus Christ, and the great love evinced by the Father in sending his only son to suffer and die on the cross to redeem the red children of nature, as well as the pale faces, from their degradation, shame and woe, to that of endless felicity beyond the shores of time.
The new cloak is made up of more than 10,000 individual pieces of fiberglass arranged in parallel rows.
However, because of its all dielectric composition and design, Zhang says the cloak is relatively easy to fabricate and should be upwardly scalable.
The edging of sea-shells along the Virgin's cloak is partially inspired by Clarke's work, and also refers specifically to St. Bernard's devotion to the Virgin as Star of the Sea; the saint is thought to be the first to have invoked the Virgin under this title.
So Harry's cloak is a Christmas twofer of unbridled joy.
• Invisibility cloak is one step closer after science demo Link
The concept of a superlens cloak is a long way from a workable device, but the integrity of the mathematical concept has sent some experimentalists into the laboratory to try and turn the theory into reality.
Now, the protective propaganda cloak is shredding.
“Your transpositional cloak is soiled,” the sociologist noted.