baffle painting

noun

: camouflage of a ship to give it a deceptive appearance as to size, form, course, and speed

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baffle painting was in 1918

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“Baffle painting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baffle%20painting. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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