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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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(2.) Laing explains that the 'masking effect' of mystification can be 'enhanced' if a 'seal' is placed on mystification by 'mystifying the act of mystification perceiving for what it is'.
It represents the mystification and mythification Clare undertakes to make "the personal more complex and more significant than mere autobiography." It is published during the course of their work together.
Ifans was the picture of new age mystification as the extravagantly named Xenophilius Lovegood - an eccentric hippie wizard with candyfloss hair and father to the equally away-with-the-fairies Luna Lovegood.
According to Professor Imer Ismaili, the problem is more profound and directly connected with the mentality of our society and due to the mystification of leaders, liberal ideas cannot be expected.
Class oppression and religious mystification were as unacceptable as state regimentation and social conformity for Goldman, who equally demanded individual self-expression and structural change.
And her favorite English author is John Fowles, a master of mystification in modern literature.
Le candidat du Parti socialiste a l'election presidentielle Francois Hollande a estime hier jeudi que les propositions du president Nicolas Sarkozy sur l'augmentation des bas salaires relevaient d'une "mystification".
From another side, we refuse Alfa's intentional neutral position which has directly contributed to the mystification of truth and to the uncover of Tarek's innocence.
Court sources have expressed their mystification over the fact that the arrested culprits had been produced in court in a rather silent way without much fanfare, which was quite unusual, in face of enormity of situation.
In La Guzla, an early publication in the form of faux-Illyrian folk ballads authored by Prosper Merimee that is habitually termed a mystification, the essentially allusive nature of the text resonates with the preying, parasitic vampires that feature in some of the songs (chapter two).
(Full disclosure: I am not totally convinced of the disease model of addiction and believe that writers such as Stanton Peek, PhD, Sally Satel, MD, and Herbert Fingarette make some really good points in their criticism of this model.) I also feel that medical professionals' stating that non-medical staff "don't understand" things can at times be used to consolidate power through mystification of certain types of basic knowledge that are more accessible than we might think.
"There are some people in the profession who to some degree enjoy the mystification of what they do, that it s not penetrable.