AskDefine | Define stealth

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stealth n : avoiding detection by moving carefully [syn: stealing]

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  1. the attribute or characteristic of acting in secrecy, or in such a way that the actions are unnoticed or difficult to detect by others.
  2. In the context of "archaic|countable": an act of secrecy, especially one involving thievery
    • 1877, George Hill, An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the Seventeenth Century, M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, page 352:
      [The King] thinks it fit[...] that restitution according to this order be made to the petitioners for stealths committed upon them last winter (273).

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stealth in Danish: Stealth
stealth in German: Stealth
stealth in French: Furtif
stealth in Lithuanian: Stealth (reikšmės)
stealth in Dutch: Stealth
stealth in Japanese: ステルス
stealth in Portuguese: Stealth
stealth in Russian: Стелс

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