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?

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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. Brian Williams:

    I'm sorry. I said thing that weren't true. I let down my NBC colleagues and our viewers and I'm determined to earn back their trust, i am grateful for the chance to return to covering the news.

  2. Valuable Player:

    Players make mistakes, coaches make mistakes and we have to be able to cover for one another, and T-Lue did that by covering for Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt and I just try to cover for my guys on the floor. That's why we're a unit.

  3. Irwin Michael:

    Generally, stocks tend to firm up around Memorial Day weekend - people covering their shorts, going flattish to maybe long a little bit here.

  4. Eric Garcetti:

    CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW We outweigh the risks of our situation for other goals, health benefits of connection, and normal routine. It can make people vulnerable to suggestions to bend COVID-19 safety guidelines, she said. We initially may have been fearful, but as we start to gain control we become more confident to confront situations that may have scared us. As a result, as the pandemic continues, some of us have adjusted and started to underestimate the actual threat, ignore situational hazards, and dont take COVID-19 risks as seriously. Speaking to Fox News, Dr. Collin Reiff, a psychiatrist and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health, likened caution fatigue to swimming in the ocean. People go swimming in the ocean, a potentially dangerous place, and dont take flotation devices with them. If you dont see anyone drown, you feel fine doing it, he said. But if we hear that 100,000 people died [while swimming in the ocean], and 180,000 could drown by October, you would see more people wearing a flotation device, he said, referringto a recent report that U.S. coronavirus deaths are projected to reach 180,000 by the beginning of October unless the majority of people start wearing face masks. Reiff also hypothesized that cognitive dissonance might play a part in those who find themselves having a more lax attitude toward recommended safety precautions. Experts still recommend safety precautions such as practicing social distancing, frequent hand washing and wearing a face covering while in public. (iStock) I think some of it is fatigue, but I think another part of it is that a lot of people havent been [as directly] impacted by the novel coronavirus, he said, noting that the virus had a more direct impact on those living in cities that were hit hard at the start of the pandemic, such as New York City and Philadelphia. CORONAVIRUS INFECTS 60 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS STUDENTS ON SPRING BREAK TRIP TO MEXICO It may not be so much fatigue but their experience with COVID [the precautions] are not convenient for me any longer.

  5. Mandy Moore:

    I got to stare at his butt all day because in the scene he’s supposed to be naked, just covering his bits with a towel, because we’re supposed to be having some sexy time, so that was maybe the only awkward part.

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