Mask (disambiguation)

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A mask is a covering worn on the face.

Mask also may refer to:

Computing and technology[edit]

  • Affinity mask, a bit mask indicating what processor a thread or process should be run on
  • Mask (computing), in computer science, a bit pattern used to extract information from another bit pattern
  • Photomask, used to create the circuit layers in IC fabrication
  • Front-end mask, an automobile accessory
  • Image mask, applied to digital images to "cut-out" the background or other unwanted features
  • Respirator, an air filter worn as a mask over nose and mouth
  • Shadow mask, a technology used to manufacture cathode ray tube televisions that produce color images
  • Spectral mask, a mathematically-defined set of lines applied to the levels of radio transmissions in telecommunications
  • Umask, the default permission setting for new files on UNIX systems

Film and television[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Music[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Facial mask, a cosmetic substance used to clear pores
  • Masking (in art), materials used to protect portions of a work from unintended change, such as masking tape, frisket, and stencils
  • Masking (illustration), a drawing technique that originated in Japan

See also[edit]