1. The method or result of concealing personnel or equipment from an enemy by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings.
2. A method of cryptic or concealing coloration that allows an otherwise visible organism or object to remain indiscernible from the surrounding environment through deception.
3. To change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of.
Animals and humans use camouflage to protect themselves from attack or get closer to prey.