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English translation: camouflage (paint)

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Polish term or phrase:barwy ochronne
English translation:camouflage (paint)
Entered by: Jacek Krankowski
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00:59 Jun 12, 2001
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Polish term or phrase: barwy ochronne
takie jak w wojsku sobie pyszczki maluja
Tomasz
camouflage / protective colouring
Explanation:
Collins English Dictionary explains:

in military context:

1. (modifier) (of fabric or clothing) having a design of irregular dull brown and green patches, as used in military camouflage

in wildlife:

2. the means by which animals escape the notice of predators, usually because of a resemblance to their surroundings: includes cryptic and apatetic coloration

also:

Protective colouring/coloration
=the coloration of an animal that enables it to blend with its surroundings and therefore escape the attention of predators

Hope it helps, Tomasz



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Summary of answers provided
nacamoflauge paint OR camouflage face paintponar
nacamouflage / protective colouring
Robert Pranagal
nakhakiJacek Krankowski


  

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27 mins
khaki


Explanation:
= the dull brownish-yellow colour used esp. in military dress

(However, the title of the Zanussi's film was "Camouflage")


    Oxford Encyclopedic English Dictionary
Jacek Krankowski
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34 mins
camouflage / protective colouring


Explanation:
Collins English Dictionary explains:

in military context:

1. (modifier) (of fabric or clothing) having a design of irregular dull brown and green patches, as used in military camouflage

in wildlife:

2. the means by which animals escape the notice of predators, usually because of a resemblance to their surroundings: includes cryptic and apatetic coloration

also:

Protective colouring/coloration
=the coloration of an animal that enables it to blend with its surroundings and therefore escape the attention of predators

Hope it helps, Tomasz






    Collins English Dictionary
Robert Pranagal
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5 days
camoflauge paint OR camouflage face paint


Explanation:
in context of painting faces I would use - camoflauge paint, camouflage face paint, face painting with camouflage paint

"Having their faces painted and putting on ... face painting with camouflage paint was very popular ... "
www.army.mil.nz/about/news10.cfm

"is camouflage face paint. But, look, they ... it's what the Army has so, you ..."
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/s58840.htm

"... Be Funny!' book Women & The Army Sketch (c) Andrew Barclay, 2000 WE ... COMBAT GEAR AND SMEAR CAMOUFLAGE PAINT ON THEIR FACES AS THEY LISTEN. "
www.comedyfactory.com/army.htm


    Reference: http://www.army.mil.nz/about/news10.cfm
    Reference: http://www.army.mil.nz/about/news10.cfm
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