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Noun
Something that encloses another thing, especially to protect it
“Use fabrics made from natural materials as a covering to protect plants from frost.”
Noun
A layer of something that covers something else
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“The inside of this small was several shades darker, thanks to the thick covering of soot on the walls and ceiling.”
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Something which covers or conceals
“Mildura has disappeared under a red covering of dust following a dust storm in Sunraysia.”
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The concealing of one's true intentions or feelings
“Scarlet's childish behavior was only a covering for her true self as a woman of virtue and honor.”
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Clothing, especially of a distinctive or special kind
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An ornamental cloth covering hung or held up over something, especially a throne or bed
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An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another
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Protective covering
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A tarp, a heavy, waterproof sheet of material, often cloth, used as a cover or blanket
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The craft or business of upholstering furniture
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A piece of material used to cover and protect a wound
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A large piece of fabric or material used as a covering on a bed or elsewhere for warmth
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Dipping or bathing
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Thatch or hay
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A cloth used to cover and protect a table, especially for a dining table
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A layer of dirt or froth on the surface of a liquid
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Blindfold or band
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(facings) The cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
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The outside boundary, parts or surface of something
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A thin, flat piece of material made of cloth, paper, metal, etc.
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A structural element resembling the hollow upper half of a sphere
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The enrichment of land
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The act of applying paint
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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The act of insulating
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A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
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(in cooking) A thin stream of a liquid ingredient trickled over food
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Domed building or tent
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The act of imagining
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An extra decorative feature or embellishment
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The skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it
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A continuous or wide area or expanse
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A piece of coarse material placed on a floor for people to wipe their feet on
Adjective
Something that accompanies or is associated with something
“The covering letter is extremely important as one method of maximizing the response rate.”
Adjective
Intended to protect someone or something
Adjective
Filling a place
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Including (almost) everything within its scope
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Relating to or found on the surface of something
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Concealing
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Greater than average in size, amount, value or degree
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Regularly moving or wandering from place to place
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Verb
Comprising of, as part of a whole
“This course will cover the theory of songwriting as applied by the most successful songwriters in the business.”
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Present participle for to place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect
Cover the turkey with a lid or foil, then roast it in the oven for three hours.”
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Present participle for to submerge something in
“Cover the saucepan with a lid and gently swirl to help cover the chicken in the caramel.”
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Present participle for to hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
“Rachel nervously laughed to cover her dismay and embarrassment at having been wrong about Don for over two years.”
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Present participle for to report on in published media
“News networks across the country would cover the controversial event in great detail.”
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Present participle for to explore or examine a given topic or subject
“The upcoming report will cover the current financial health of the company.”
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Present participle for to act or serve as a substitute, usually temporarily
“Two deputy headteachers at the school will cover for Mr. Richards until a replacement is appointed.”
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Present participle for to travel across a given area
“Within a month or so of our travels, we would cover most of the region.”
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Present participle for to envelop in a layer of something
“Our crops could not grow adequately because of excess dirt that would cover the seeds.”
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Present participle for to create or form a layer over
“The cold wind blew and snow would soon cover the fields.”
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Present participle for to sprinkle a layer over
“Once you have piped all of the buttercream on, cover the cake with some more Funfetti Sprinkles and enjoy!”
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Present participle for to be inclusive of after payment of an agreed amount of money or funds
“Fees will cover the costs of administration and advice given throughout your application process.”
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Present participle for to provide insurance for
“Many insurers will still cover you for existing conditions but only under certain caveats.”
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Present participle for to give an alibi to
“I'll cover for you if anyone comes looking for you. Now get out of here!”
Preposition
In such a way as to cover
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