What does covering mean?

Definitions for covering
ˈkʌv ər ɪŋcov·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. covering(noun)

    the act of protecting something by covering 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)

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

  5. covering, natural covering, cover(noun)

    a natural object that covers or envelops

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

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?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Tony Robbins:

    A few people had some blisters, that happens at every single event. There was nothing different, but what happened was somebody drove by... who was unaware of what was going on, saw some people who had wrapped up their feet … called 911 and said ‘ We need four ambulances right now. ’ They sent them over, and the next day the media was covering it.

  2. Anne Schuchat:

    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.

  3. Joseph Vinetz:

    It's part of our social contract to look after one another, it's social solidarity for everybody in a public place, when told to by public health and political authorities, [ to ] wear a face covering according to what's recommended.

  4. Natalie Herschdorfer:

    The Picasso of photography was the Picasso of photography, the Picasso of photography had a 70-year career covering the whole 20th Century. All the genres of modern photography are represented in The Picasso of photography work, from the pictorial style of the 1900s to the modernist period. It's very rare.

  5. Ron Radigonda:

    Japan is very competitive in softball and baseball. It really is the national pastime there and because of that and... how well it is being played around the world, that we have a great opportunity to get back on the program, the competition level is very high, we are covering the globe with players from all over.

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