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Definition of Decoy
Decoy De*coy", n.
1. Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that
deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an
enemy; a bait.
2. A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to
entice other fowl into a net or within shot.
3. A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in
order to take or shoot them.
4. A person employed by officers of justice, or parties
exposed to injury, to induce a suspected person to commit
an offense under circumstances that will lead to his
Meaning of Decoy from wikipedia
- A decoy
(derived from the duck-coy, "duck cage") is usually
a person, device, or event meant
as a distraction, to hide what an individual
or a group
is a 1984 album
by jazz musician Miles
in 1983. It features keyboardist Robert Irving
III and guitarist
- In marketing, the decoy effect
(or attraction effect
or asymmetric dominance
effect) is the phenomenon whereby consumers
will tend to have a specific...
- A decoy receptor
is a receptor
that is able to recognize
and bind specific growth factors
efficiently, but is not structurally
able to signal...
- A political decoy
is a person
emplo**** to impersonate
a politician, to draw attention
away from the real person
or to take risks
on that person's behalf...
- The Decoy Bride
is a 2011 British romantic comedy
by comedian Sally Phillips
and Neil Jaworski, and starring David
- A decoy
is a person, device, or event meant
to distract. Decoy
may also refer
(1934 film), a German crime
(1946 film), an...
- Decoy cells
are virally infected epithelial cells
that can be found
in the urine. Decoy cells
name to their strong resemblance
- The Decoy
is the name of a number
of films: The Decoy
(1914 film) The Decoy
(1915 film) The Decoy
(1916 film) The Decoy
(1918 film) The Decoy
(also titled Decoy Police
Woman) is a groundbreaking American crime drama television series created
and initially broadcast
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