A natural object that covers or envelops


Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.

the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";

the act of protecting something by covering it

the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"


p. pr. & vb. n.
of Cover

Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.


Cov"er*ing, n. Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.
Noah removed the covering of the ark.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold.
A covering over the well's mouth.

Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.


Usage Examples

By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion.

For me, journalism has been more a matter of projecting a particular approach to covering policies, to covering issues. It was a continuation of what I tried to do in government.

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.

But I spent just two calendar years at Cornell University, though it was covering more than three years of work, and then went to medical school and did become interested in psychiatry, and even helped form a kind of psychiatry club in medical school.

Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.

In my case, I was covering politics in Texas as a newspaper man in the 1960's.

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Other Usage Examples

About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort of just evolved into organized crime, because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston.

I respect and empathize with reporters and editors who must compete in today's environment. And I know full well that when I've been covering campaigns, which I still do, I've made my mistakes and have been far from perfect.

And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events.

Maybe that's the whole teen oeuvre, you know covering people in disgusting bodily fluids and whatnot.

Our covering ministry is Challenge for Christ ministries, and Travel the Road was solely our mission arm, designed to expose people to what missions are, then connect them with agencies that send people out.

The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.


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