Camouflage is the method which allows an otherwise visible object to remain indiscernible from the surrounding environment. Examples include a tiger's stripes and the fatigues of a modern soldier. Camouflage is a form of deception.
German flecktarn camouflage
Camouflage desert pattern on Russian T-shirt
British DPM -95
Marine sniper, Ghillie suit, 1988
US Marines in camouflage
British soldier during Operation Desert Shield, 1991