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n. (plural of codename English)

Codenames (board game)

Codenames is a 2015 board game designed by Vlaada Chvátil. The game is typically for two teams of at least two players each, but can also be played by two or three players with just one person simply acting as the "Spymaster" (i.e. clue-giver) for the other one or two. Rules for these variants are provided in the game instructions.

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Operating under codenames such as Creek Rose, Creek Stone, and Creek Flea, the squadron flew 213 signals intelligence missions during the first half of 1967, clocking more than 915 hours in the air and snaring 5,131 intercepts.

As one generation of satellites replaced another and more variations were added, codenames multiplied: Canon, Chalet, Vortex, Magnum, Orion, Mercury.