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deception

[di′sep·shən]
(electronics)
The deliberate radiation, reradiation, alteration, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to mislead an enemy in the interpretation of information received by his electronic systems.
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The TTAB began its discussion of this ground by explaining that the Lanham Act prohibits registration of trademarks that are deceptively misdescriptive of the services to which they are applied.
The FTC's agreements with Walgreens and the Improvita officers come after the agency settled similar cases last year alleging that two other pharmacy chains, CVS and Rite Aid, deceptively advertised the same kinds of supplements sold in their stores.
They may be seen as commentary, depicting the appropriate punishments for such lack of affect, or perhaps as a kind of subconscious for the work as a whole: the violent fantasies of the deceptively placid, or else, more disturbingly, the suppressed desires behind all those blank faces.
In this deceptively short book, Robert Jenson takes up six notions that we need when discussing ourselves as human: death, consciousness, freedom, reality, wickedness, and love.
Years earlier, the "Common Market" precursor to the EU was deceptively sold to the unsuspecting peoples of Europe as a "free trade" arrangement--just as NAFTA and the FTAA are being deceptively sold now.
This is a deceptively easy book to read--a bit like last generation's medical-center satire, The House of God.
This is a haunting, sad, and yet hopeful tale of one boy's struggle to cope with his father's mental illness, and Myers, author of Monster and many other outstanding books for YAs, makes David and his world come alive for the reader in deceptively simple yet poignant prose.
Sinclair-Foreman's assured and sensitive direction overcomes a limited script and, within its deceptively simple storyline, White Out packs considerable emotional punch.
This memo oozes insincerity and deceptively peddles an educational program even the principal notes is of dubious value.
Shrew employed deceptively classical trappings, yet Mills infused the dancing with contemporary sensibilities through dense, interwoven moves, unconventional pas de deux, and unorthodox touches: Petruchio bicycled to his wedding; the dream sequence duet morphed into a pas de trois with an oversized red ball; and in one hilarious scene, the dancers even spoke.
Nearly 150 years ago, Bernhard Riemann posed a deceptively simple question to his peers at the Berlin Academy: Is there a general rule for figuring out how many prime numbers there are up to a given number?
The agency simply doesn't have what it takes to challenge unsafe and deceptively labeled products.