Definition of Cover. Meaning of Cover. Synonyms of Cover

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Definition of Cover

Cover
Cover Cov"er, v. i. To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet. [Obs.] --Shak.
Cover
Cover 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 a book. 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 retire. --Clarendon. 4. (Hunting) The woods, underbrush, etc., which shelter and conceal game; covert; as, to beat a cover; to ride to cover. 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 game. Under cover, in an envelope, or within a letter; -- said of a written message. Letters . . . dispatched under cover to her ladyship. --Thackeray.

Meaning of Cover from wikipedia

- Cover or covers may refer to: A covering, usually - but not necessarily - one that completely closes the object Cover (philately), generic term for envelope...
- Cover to Cover was the second solo concert tour by English recording artist George Michael. The tour spanned 9 months between January and October 1991...
- A book cover is any protective covering used to bind together the pages of a book. Beyond the familiar distinction between hardcovers and paperbacks,...
- In po****r music, a cover version, remake, cover song, revival, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original...
- Cloud cover (also known as cloudiness, cloudage, or cloud amount) refers to the fraction of the sky obscured by clouds when observed from a particular...
- Franklin Edward Cover (November 20, 1928 – February 5, 2006) was an American actor best known for starring in the sitcom The Jeffersons. His character...
- In espionage, an official cover operative is one who ****umes a position in an organization with diplomatic ties to the government for which the operative...
- A cover letter, covering letter, motivation letter, motivational letter or a letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to or accompanying...
- In military combat, cover is anything which is capable of physically protecting an individual from enemy fire. This differentiates it from the similar...
- surface of the concrete (ACI 130). The concrete cover depth can be measured with a cover meter. The concrete cover must have a minimum thickness for three main...
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