Definitions for covering

Definitions for (noun) covering

Main entry: covering, application, coating

Definition: the work of applying something

Usage: the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine; a complete bleach requires several applications; the surface was ready for a coating of paint;

Main entry: covering

Definition: the act of protecting something by covering it

Main entry: masking, screening, cover, covering

Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

Usage: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

Main entry: covering

Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Main entry: cover, covering, natural covering

Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops

Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

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