English version

stealth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstealthstealth /stelθ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 QUIETHIDE/MAKE IT HARD TO FIND OR SEEwhen you do something very quietly, slowly, or secretly, so that no one notices you 🔊 Cats rely on stealth to catch their prey.2 (also Stealth) a system of making military aircraft that cannot be discovered by radar instrumentsstealth bomber/aircraft/fighter etc (=a plane made using this system)
Examples from the Corpus
stealth• The Air Force has made its radar-evading B-2 stealth bombers even harder to find in the air.• stealth technology• A white sloop moved upriver in the dark, a little mystery of grace and stealth.• This is another instance of the novelist promoting his dearest values by stealth.• Much of its stealth comes from a design that minimises the chance of radar waves bouncing back the way they came.• Newer stealth planes, including the B-2 bomber and the F-22, use the curve structure pioneered by Tacit Blue.• There is more to the YF-22 than stealth.• Liz ran, dragging Anna, their footsteps thundering; stealth would take too long.• They would use stealth, lull me into thinking there was no danger.stealth bomber/aircraft/fighter etc• The Air Force has made its radar-evading B-2 stealth bombers even harder to find in the air.• And Lockheed Martin now wants clearance to export the new F-22 stealth fighter.• The Air Force intends the F-22 stealth fighter to be the grimmest perdition to darken the skies since mythological times.• A new, all-but-invisible stealth fighter was no exception.
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