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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A mine (explosive) so charged and placed as to destroy enemy mining tunnels.

Usage examples (7)
  • To "camouflet" became a new English verb British planes tested out a battery's visibility from the air.
  • The camouflet feature means that surrounding rock strata will not be significantly damaged.
  • Working parties were heavy, and on one occasion the Bosche blew a camouflet while work was in progress.
  • She said the two of them were talking about whether to tell the other Haluk about the photon camouflet and try to escape. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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