- The hiding power of a pigment refers to its opacity — its capacity to cover colors and materials (support) underneath in order to obscure them completely. Also see coat, surface, and white lead.
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Hiding — (also called abscondence or concealment) is obscuring something from view or rendering it inconspicuous. Hiding may also refer to: Hiding Out, a 1987 movie starring Jon Cryer. A Figure in Hiding , Volume 16 in the original Hardy Boys book series … Wikipedia
hiding — Ⅰ. hiding  ► NOUN 1) a physical beating. 2) informal a severe defeat. ● be on a hiding to nothing Cf. ↑be on a hiding to nothing ORIGIN from HIDE … English terms dictionary
Hiding — Hid ing, n. The act of hiding or concealing, or of withholding from view or knowledge; concealment. [1913 Webster] There was the hiding of his power. Hab. iii. 4. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hiding — hiding1 [hīd′iŋ] n. [ME huydinge] 1. a) the act of one that hides b) the condition of being hidden: usually in the phrase in hiding 2. a place to hide hiding2 [hīd′iŋ] n … English World dictionary
Hiding — Hid ing, n. A flogging. [Colloq.] Charles Reade. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hiding — index concealment, disguise, nonappearance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
hiding — UK [ˈhaɪdɪŋ] / US noun Word forms hiding : singular hiding plural hidings 1) [uncountable] a situation in which someone hides, or changes their name or appearance, so that no one will recognize or find them The frightened family lived in hiding… … English dictionary
hiding — [[t]ha͟ɪdɪŋ[/t]] hidings 1) N UNCOUNT: prep N If someone is in hiding, they have secretly gone somewhere where they cannot be seen or found. Gray is thought to be in hiding near the France/Italy border... Hundreds of people are said to have gone… … English dictionary
hiding — n. 1) to go into hiding 2) to come out of hiding 3) in hiding * * * [ haɪdɪŋ] in hiding to come out of hiding to go into hiding … Combinatory dictionary
hiding — noun VERB + HIDING ▪ go into ▪ He had gone into hiding just after war broke out. ▪ come out of ▪ After the car had passed by they came out of hiding. PREPOSITION … Collocations dictionary
hiding — hid|ing [ˈhaıdıŋ] n 1.) [U] when someone stays somewhere in secret, especially because they have done something illegal or are in danger be in/go into/come out of hiding ▪ He went into hiding in 1973. 2.) [singular] spoken informal a) a severe… … Dictionary of contemporary English