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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'covering' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3367
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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
Generally, stocks tend to firm up around Memorial Day weekend - people covering their shorts, going flattish to maybe long a little bit here.
The market has been oversold after the recent selloff, and local investors calm down a bit in view of a relatively stable mainland markets so far this morning with short covering giving support, on the Greece crisis, people are expecting that there will be an agreement, while China's inflation data also gave support to a rebound in the market.
One of the two big persistent concerns has faded, so investors are taking risks, short-covering by those who had shorted stocks on those worries will likely support the market for a while.
It was a sandstorm which turned to rainstorm and lot of the construction covering boards were flying around, and lots of cracking noises which unfortunately ended with this tragedy. ... Everybody was pushing trying to escape from inside towards the exits.
To this day, 25 years later here in the United States or indeed around the world, people always come up to me: 'Oh I remember the Gulf War. I remember what you were doing,' they still associate me with those months of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, and it's a source of pride to me that I quote 'became famous' covering that war.
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