Mask (disambiguation)


Mask (disambiguation)

A mask is an artifact normally worn on the face, typically for protection, concealment, performance, or amusement. The word can also refer to:

In computing and technology
  • 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, created by using clipping paths or an image Matte (see also Image Mask)
  • 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.
In film and television
  • The Mask (1961 film), a low-budget Canadian horror film produced in 3-D and released in 1961 by Warner Bros
  • The Mask (film), a 1994 comedy film based on the comic book series of the same name
    • Son of the Mask, the 2005 sequel of The Mask
    • The Mask: The Animated Series, based on the comic book and 1994 film
  • Mask (film), a 1985 film directed by Peter Bogdanovich
  • Masks (film), a 1987 film directed by Claude Chabrol
  • Masked (film), a 1920 Western starring Hoot Gibson
  • M.A.S.K., an animated series based on a line of toys
  • "Masks" (TNG episode), a seventh season episode of the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • "The Masks", an episode of the TV series The Twilight Zone
  • The Mask of Vulcan, a main recurring villain in The Mighty Hercules animated series from the 1960s
In fiction
  • The Masque of the Red Death, a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842 under the title "The Mask of the Red Death."
  • Mask (god), the god of shadows, thievery, and thieves in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms campaign setting
  • Mask Trilogy, three award-winning German-style board games designed by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling
  • Masks (Angel comic), a comic based on the Angel television series
  • The Mask, a comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics, which was later made into the Oscar-nominated film of the same name
  • The Mask (video game), a Super NES side-scrolling action game based on the comic book
  • Majora's Mask, a videogame sequel to Zelda:Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64
  • The Robin Clan of the manga series Kinnikuman is sometimes referred to by English speaking fans as "The Mask Family".
In music
Other uses
  • Facial mask, a cosmetic substance used to clear pores
  • Fang mask or labial mask of dragonfly and damselfly larva
  • Masking (disambiguation), 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
  • Mask (Mugbook), an online student directory of Walla Walla College
  • "Mask" was the nickname of Charles Lewis, Jr., co-founder of clothing line TapouT

See also

  • All pages beginning with "mask"
  • All pages with titles containing "mask"
  • "Masc" is a common abbreviation for "masculine"

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