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

- Look up Cover, cover, covered, or covers in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Cover or covers may refer to: Another name for a lid Cover (philately), generic...
- In po****r music, a cover version, cover song, remake, revival, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by a musician other than the original...
- Cover to Cover may refer to: Cover to Cover (1965 TV program), an American television program, featuring excerpts from outstanding children's books, that...
- A cover letter, covering letter, motivation letter, motivational letter, or a letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to or accompanying...
- 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...
- The cover date of a periodical publication is the date displa**** on the cover, which is not necessarily the true date of publication (the on-sale date...
- Rocker covers are covers that are bolted on over rocker arms in an internal combustion engine. They are called valve covers in the United States, Canada...
- The English idiom "don't judge a book by its cover" is a metaphorical phrase that means one should not judge the worth or value of something by its outward...
- A manhole cover or maintenance hole cover is a removable plate forming the lid over the opening of a manhole, an opening large enough for a person to...
- In graph theory, a vertex cover (sometimes node cover) of a graph is a set of vertices that includes at least one endpoint of every edge of the graph...