Definition of cover. Meaning of cover. Synonyms of cover
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Definition of cover
Cover Cov"er, v. i.
To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet. [Obs.]
CoverCover Cov"er (k?v"?r), n.
1. Anything which is laid, set, or spread, upon, about, or
over, another thing; an envelope; a lid; as, the cover of
2. Anything which veils or conceals; a screen; disguise; a
cloak. ``Under cover of the night.' -- Macaulay.
A handsome cover for imperfections. --Collier.
3. Shelter; protection; as, the troops fought under cover of
the batteries; the woods afforded a good cover.
Being compelled to lodge in the field . . . whilst
his army was under cover, they might be forced to
4. (Hunting) The woods, underbrush, etc., which shelter and
conceal game; covert; as, to beat a cover; to ride to
5. That portion of a slate, tile, or shingle, which is hidden
by the overlap of the course above. --Knight.
6. (Steam Engine) The lap of a slide valve.
7. [Cf. F. couvert.] A tablecloth, and the other table
furniture; esp., the table furniture for the use of one
person at a meal; as, covers were laid for fifty guests.
To break cover, to start from a covert or lair; -- said of
Under cover, in an envelope, or within a letter; -- said of
a written message.
Letters . . . dispatched under cover to her
Meaning of cover from wikipedia
: a covering, usually
one that completely closes
the object. lid mechanical
- in popular music
, a cover version
song, or simply
cover, is a new performance
of a contemporary
- an album cover
is the front
of the packaging
of a commercially released audio recording
product, or album. cardboard covers typically
art is the illustration
on the outside
of a published product
such as a book (often on a dust jacket
- the album underwent
an artwork change after
the original cover design
by robert williams
—depicting a surrealist scene
- live cover: when breeding
live cover, the mare is usually boarded
at the stud. she is 'teased' several times
with a stallion
that will not
- a cover
band (or covers
band), is a band that plays mostly
or exclusively cover songs
. new or unknown bands often
find the cover
- term covers
no 1 , defn a fielding position between point
and mid-off. no 2 , defn the equipment
used to protect
- as an example
of the combination
and other methods
involved, young giraffes
seek cover, lie down, and keep still
- cover: also known
as a lateral
press, cross press
as the basic
pin. with an opponent lying
face-up on the mat, the attacking