stealth technology definition
The use of advanced design and specialized materials to make an aircraft difficult or even impossible to detect by radar.
Note: Stealth aircraft were used for the first time in the Persian Gulf War, where they were highly successful.
Note: The term is now used to refer more generally to something that remains hidden or unknown: “This is a stealth proposal: no one knows what it means.”
- Stealth tower
noun any telecommunications tower that is disguised or hidden to blend in with nature or structures Usage Note informal
adjective, stealthier, stealthiest. 1. done, characterized, or acting by stealth; furtive: stealthy footsteps. adjective stealthier, stealthiest 1. characterized by great caution, secrecy, etc; furtive
adjective, stauncher, staunchest. 1. firm or steadfast in principle, adherence, loyalty, etc., as a person: a staunch Republican; a staunch friend. 2. characterized by firmness, steadfastness, or loyalty: He delivered a staunch defense of the government. 3. strong; substantial: a staunch little hut in the woods. 4. impervious to water or other liquids; watertight: a […]
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