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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 Dutch
de kooi, literally
"the cage" or possibly
ende kooi, "duck cage") is usually
a person, device, or event which
- Look up decoy
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A decoy
is a person, device, or event meant
to distract. Decoy
may also refer
- A sonar decoy
is a device
sonar. Most are released
to act as a false
target. The first submarine decoys
were the German
- 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
- A flare
or decoy flare
is an aerial infrared countermeasure
used by a plane
an infrared homing
- The Decoy Bride
is a 2011 British romantic comedy
by comedian Sally Phillips
and Neil Jaworski, and starring David
is a 1984 album
by jazz musician Miles
in 1983. Keyboardist Robert Irving
III and guitarist
John Scofield wrote
or co-wrote most...
- A decoy receptor
is a receptor
that is able to recognize
and bind specific growth factors
efficiently, but is not structurally
able to signal...
- Within quantum
cryptography, the Decoy state quantum
is the most widely implemented
QKD scheme. Practical
- In chess, decoying
is the tactic
a piece, usually
the king or queen, onto a particular square through
of a sacrifice
on that square...
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