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    covering - Dictionary definition and meaning for word covering

    Definition
    (noun) a natural object that covers or envelops
    Synonyms : cover , natural covering
    Example Sentence
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
    Definition
    (noun) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it) Definition
    (noun) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    Synonyms : cover , masking , screening
    Example Sentence
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
    Definition
    (noun) the act of protecting something by covering it Definition
    (noun) the work of applying something
    Synonyms : application , coating
    Example Sentence
    • the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine
    • a complete bleach requires several applications
    • the surface was ready for a coating of paint
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