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Synonyms for decoy

Synonyms for decoy

a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

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Caption: Ease of integration, light weight, reduced footprint and low life cycle costs are the main features of Lacroix's Sylena family of decoy launchers offered in four versions including this Sylena LW model capable of deploying anti RF/IR missiles decoys (up to 10 stations).
BriteCloud is a self-contained Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammer for fast jet aircraft, providing an off-board capability to decoy RF-guided missiles and fire control radars.
But it was the North American wildfowler that popularized the wooden gunning decoy we know and still love.
Primos introduces four motion decoys: Frantic Fawn, Whobblin' Whabbit, Wooly Bully, all powered by the Primos Decoy Heart, and Sit'n Spin Crazy Critter.
Your use of a strategic tactic such as a decoy can be far more effective if you understand why whitetails react the way they do.
The $4,000 decoy with a rotating head was donated to OSP's Wildlife Enforcement Division by the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust.
The performance of our ALE-50 decoy is second to none," said Roy Azevedo, deputy vice president for Raytheon's Tactical Airborne Systems business area.
Many hunters noted a dramatic rise in ducks working hunting holes when the spinning wing decoy became popular in 2000.
Decoy Menagerie Part 2 is the second anthology of comic stories by a wide variety of artists and storytellers, featuring the loveable, kindhearted alien Decoy (originally created by comic-book talent Courtney Huddleston), refugee from the violent planet of Nacrum.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 6, 2006 - (JCN) - AnGes MG and Seikagaku jointly announced on February 3 that they have agreed to dissolve their agreement on joint development of NF-kappa B decoy oligodeoxynucleotide (NFkB decoy-oligo).
Big decoy spreads are required to attract big flocks of white geese and bring them into shotgun range.
A representation that disrupts the natural order of the ecosystem, a decoy may be employed to either repel predators or lure prey.
Users select the required number (which can be freely set) of "unforgettable names," then the system mixes these with decoy names, chosen at random, to create lists of names.
The researchers decided to create molecular decoy that would steer beta-amyloid away from cells.
Glacial Decoy (1979), her first work for the proscenium stage, plays with theatrical convention, having a row of equidistantly-spaced dancers slip off and onstage as the dance moves far left or right, implying an endless line of dancers beyond the wings.