Shrouded



noun
1.
a cloth or sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial.
2.
something that covers or conceals like a garment:
a shroud of rain.
3.
Nautical. any of a number of taut ropes or wires converging from both sides on the head of a lower or upper mast of the outer end of a bowsprit to steady it against lateral sway: a part of the standing rigging.
4.
Also called shroud line. Aeronautics. any of a number of suspension cords of a parachute attaching the load to the canopy.
5.
Also called shrouding. Machinery.

(on a nonmetallic gear) an extended metal rim enclosing the ends of the teeth on either side.
(on a water wheel) one of two rings of boards or plates enclosing the buckets at their ends.

6.
Rocketry. a cone-shaped shield that protects the payload of a launch vehicle.
verb (used with object)
7.
to wrap or clothe for burial; enshroud.
8.
to cover; hide from view.
9.
to veil, as in obscurity or mystery:
They shrouded their past lives in an effort to forget.
10.
to provide (a water wheel) with a shroud.
11.
Obsolete. to shelter.
verb (used without object)
12.
Archaic. to take shelter.
noun
1.
a garment or piece of cloth used to wrap a dead body
2.
anything that envelops like a garment: a shroud of mist
3.
a protective covering for a piece of equipment
4.
(astronautics) a streamlined protective covering used to protect the payload during a rocket-powered launch
5.
(nautical) one of a pattern of ropes or cables used to stay a mast
6.
any of a set of wire cables stretched between a smokestack or similar structure and the ground, to prevent side sway
7.
Also called shroud line. any of a set of lines running from the canopy of a parachute to the harness
verb
8.
(transitive) to wrap in a shroud
9.
(transitive) to cover, envelop, or hide
10.
(archaic) to seek or give shelter

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