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Main Entry: 1mask
Pronunciation: primarystressmask
Function: noun
1 a : a cover or partial cover for the face used for disguise <a Halloween mask> b : MASKER c : a sculptured face made by a mold in plaster or wax
2 : something that disguises or conceals : CLOAK
3 a : a covering used to protect the face <a baseball catcher's mask> b : GAS MASK c : a device covering the nose and mouth to make it easier to inhale something <an oxygen mask> d : a covering (as of gauze) over the nose and mouth to prevent infectious droplets from being exhaled into the air
4 : the head or face of a mammal (as a fox or dog)
5 : MASQUE 2
[mask illustration]

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