camouflet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French camouflet.

Noun[edit]

camouflet (plural camouflets)

  1. (military) The resulting cavity in a deep underground burst when there is no rupture of the surface.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.mu.flɛ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

camouflet m (plural camouflets)

  1. snub, affront
  2. (military) camouflet

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