Definitions of covering

  1. the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an artifact that cover something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. That which is laid over, or protects, anything; dress. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Anything that covers. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. That which covers; a cover. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Anything spread or laid over another; a garment; bedclothes. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. above or covering a wide area; "the covering darkness"; "shadow of the overhanging crag"; "the dark overspreading clouds" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for covering

  1. You wear clothes to keep your bodies warm, so the teeth need some covering to keep out the cold. – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones
  2. Covering the frightened clerk with four revolvers, Jack told him in Russian that if he made a sound it would be his last. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr