What does covering mean?

Definitions for covering
ˈkʌv ər ɪŋcov·er·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word covering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covering, natural covering, cover(noun)

    a natural object that covers or envelops

    "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"

  2. covering(noun)

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

  3. cover, covering, screening, masking(noun)

    the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

    "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

  4. covering(noun)

    the act of protecting something by covering it

  5. application, coating, covering(noun)

    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";

Wiktionary

  1. covering(Noun)

    That which covers something.

  2. covering(Noun)

    Action of the verb to cover.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Covering

    of Cover

  2. Covering(noun)

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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. covering

    Standing exactly in front or in rear of another man or an object.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'covering' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3367

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'covering' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3871

How to pronounce covering?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say covering in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of covering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of covering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of covering in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    America's not covering up for a murder.

  2. Le Brun:

    Short-covering has led to a little bit of a rally.

  3. C. J. Jung:

    Sentimentality is a superstructure covering brutality.

  4. Jessica Sellers:

    They're kicking themselves and covering much further out.

  5. Tamas Varga:

    We have some technical buying and pre-weekend short-covering.

Images & Illustrations of covering

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