Mask vs Casing - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between mask and casing
is that mask
is a cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection or mask
can be a mesh or mask
can be mash while casing
is that which encloses or encases.
As verbs the difference between mask and casing
is that mask
is to cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor or mask
can be to mash or mask
can be to bewilder; confuse while casing
From (etyl) .
* Derived from the -r- form: (etyl) maschera, (etyl) and (etyl) , (etyl) masker, (etyl) masquerade.
* Derived from the form lacking -r- : German Maske and Swedish mask.
A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection.
That which disguises; a pretext or subterfuge.
A festive entertainment of dancing or other diversions, where all wear masks; a masquerade
- a dancer's mask'''; a fencer's '''mask'''; a ball player's '''mask
* (rfdate) :
- (Francis Bacon)
(obsolete) A dramatic performance, formerly in vogue, in which the actors wore masks and represented mythical or allegorical characters.
(architecture) A grotesque head or face, used to adorn keystones and other prominent parts, to spout water in fountains, and the like; -- called also mascaron.
(fortification) In a permanent fortification, a redoubt which protects the caponiere.
(fortification) A screen for a battery
(zoology) The lower lip of the larva of a dragonfly, modified so as to form a prehensile organ.
(Puebloan, anthropology) A ceremonial object used in Puebloan kachina cults that resembles a Euro-American masks. (The term is objected as an appropriate translation by Puebloan peoples as it emphasizes imitation but ignores power and representational intent.)
(computing, programming) A pattern of bits used in bitwise operations; bitmask.
(computer graphics) A two-color (black and white) bitmap generated from an image, used to create transparency in the image.
- This thought might lead me through the world's vain mask .
* (a cover for the face) (l), (l)
* dust mask
* death mask
* gas mask, gasmask
* mask house(qualifier)
* screen mask
To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
* (rfdate) Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, IV,vi :
To disguise; to cover; to hide.
* (rfdate) Shakespeare, Macbeth, III-i :
- They must all be masked and vizarded
(military) To conceal; also, to intervene in the line of.
(military) To cover or keep in check.
- Masking the business from the common eye
To take part as a masker in a masquerade
- to mask a body of troops or a fortess by a superior force, while some hostile evolution is being carried out
To wear a mask; to be disguised in any way
(computing) To set or unset (certain bits, or binary digits, within a value) by means of a bitmask.
* 1993 , Richard E. Haskell, Introduction to computer engineering (page 287)
(computing) To disable (an interrupt, etc.) by unsetting the associated bit.
* 1998 , Rick Grehan, ?Robert Moote, ?Ingo Cyliax, Real-time programming: a guide to 32-bit embedded development
- That is, the lower nibble (the 4 bits 1010 = A) has been masked to zero. This is because ANDing anything with a zero produces a zero, while ANDing any bit with a 1 leaves the bit unchanged
- When should you mask a specific interrupt, rather than disabling all interrupts?
From (etyl) maske, from (etyl) max, .
The mesh of a net; a net; net-bag.
From (etyl) . More at (l).
(brewing) To mix malt with hot water to yield wort.
To prepare tea in a teapot; alternative to brew.
From (etyl) masken, short for . More at (l).
To bewilder; confuse.
That which encloses or encases.
(uncountable, computing) The collective states of upper and lower case letters.
- Some people like to split the casing of a sausage before cooking so it doesn't burst. Others don't.
- The replacement string should have the same casing as the matched text.
* sausage casing