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nat·u·ral cov·er·ing

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  1. covering, natural covering, covernoun

    a natural object that covers or envelops

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


  1. natural covering

    In mathematics, particularly in topology and analysis, a natural covering is a function from a topological space to a space of paths or curves on that space. In other words, given a path/curve on the original space, the natural covering relates it to a point in the latter space. The concept of natural covering is frequently used in algebraic topology to study different properties of a space, like its shape, connectivity, and paths. A well-known example of a natural covering is the universal covering, which is a covering space that can effectively "unwrap" any loops in the original space. However, natural covering can take many forms depending upon the context, so the definition might be slightly different in varying instances, but the fundamental idea remains the same. Please note, the term "natural covering" may not have a standard meaning across all subfields of mathematics. The given explanation follows the context of topology. In other contexts, it might have slightly different implications.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of natural covering in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

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    The numerical value of natural covering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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