covering, natural covering, covernoun
a natural object that covers or envelops
"under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
cover, covering, screening, maskingnoun
the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
"the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"
the act of protecting something by covering it
application, coating, coveringnoun
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";
That which covers something.
Action of the verb to cover.
anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Standing exactly in front or in rear of another man or an object.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'covering' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3367
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'covering' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3871
The numerical value of covering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of covering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The coronavirus that we're talking about is a respiratory virus. It's spread in a similar way to the common cold or to influenza. It's spread through coughs and sneezes, so those everyday sensible measures that we tell people to do every year with the flu are important here -- covering your cough, staying home when you're sick and washing your hands.
I do not want to have to close down businesses again like other states are now doing, if you want your local shops and restaurants to stay open, then wear a face covering when out in public.
We saw some short-covering on value stocks the day before, but the market is still risk averse.
We are making progress, I want to be careful. This is not a public negotiation ... this is a very, very detailed agreement covering issues that have never been dealt with before, this is way beyond anything that looked like a bilateral investment treaty.
The bacteria metabolize sugars, and the byproduct of that is acid, acid bathing the teeth is what dissolves away the enamel — the hard outer covering of the tooth — and that's what causes cavities.
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