a flock of coots
screen, cover, covert, concealment(adj)
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
"a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"
secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
"covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband
"a woman covert"
Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.
A feather that covers others
Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.
Secret, surreptitious, concealed.
Origin: From covert, past participle of covrir (corresponding to coopertus); cognate to cover.
covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised
sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook
under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband
a place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense
one of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. of Bird
Origin: [OF. See Covert, a.]
Covert is a town in Seneca County, New York, USA. The population was 2,227 at the 2000 census. The current Town Supervisor is Michael Reynolds. The Town of Covert is located in the southeast corner of the county and is northwest of Ithaca, New York.
The numerical value of covert in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of covert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
My highest priority is to ensure solutions to the recent covert testing failures.
Covert, of course, is the hardest, you need to have verification and intrusive inspection to be able to find covert facilities.
Those practices are undercover. They are covert, to the degree that patients are part of the decision-making, it is by winks and nods.
North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.
From Iraq to Syria to Libya to covert operations, when I traveled extensively in those areas like I do, I see a tremendous amount of the fallout from misguided U.S. policies.
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