Associations to the word «Cover»

Pictures for the word «Cover»


COVER, noun. A lid.
COVER, noun. A hiding from view.
COVER, noun. A front and back of a book or magazine.
COVER, noun. A top sheet of a bed.
COVER, noun. A cover charge.
COVER, noun. A setting at a restaurant table or formal dinner.
COVER, noun. (music) A rerecording of a previously recorded song; a cover version; a cover song.
COVER, noun. (cricket) A fielding position on the off side, between point and mid off, about 30° forward of square; a fielder in this position.
COVER, noun. (topology) A set (more often known as a family) of sets, whose union contains the given set.
COVER, noun. (philately) An envelope complete with stamps and postmarks etc.
COVER, noun. (military) A solid object, including terrain, that provides protection from enemy fire.
COVER, noun. (legal) In commercial law, a buyer’s purchase on the open market of goods similar or identical to the goods contracted for after a seller has breached a contract of sale by failure to deliver the goods contracted for.
COVER, noun. (insurance) An insurance contract; coverage by an insurance contract.
COVER, noun. (espionage) A persona maintained by a spy or undercover operative, cover story
COVER, noun. The portion of a slate, tile, or shingle that is hidden by the overlap of the course above.
COVER, noun. In a steam engine, the lap of a slide valve.
COVER, adjective. Of or pertaining to the front cover of a book or magazine.
COVER, adjective. (music) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of cover versions.
COVER, verb. To place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect.
COVER, verb. To be over or upon, as to conceal or protect.
COVER, verb. To be upon all of, so as to completely conceal.
COVER, verb. To set upon all of, so as to completely conceal.
COVER, verb. To invest (oneself with something); to bring upon (oneself).
COVER, verb. (of a publication) To discuss thoroughly; to provide coverage of.
COVER, verb. To deal with.
COVER, verb. To be enough money for.
COVER, verb. (intransitive) To act as a replacement.
COVER, verb. (transitive) To have as an assignment or responsibility.
COVER, verb. (music) To make a cover version of (a song that was originally recorded by another artist).
COVER, verb. (military) (law enforcement) To protect using an aimed firearm and the threat of firing; or to protect using continuous, heaving fire at or in the direction of the enemy so as to force the enemy to remain in cover; or to threaten using an aimed firearm.
COVER, verb. To provide insurance coverage for.
COVER, verb. To copulate with (said of certain male animals such as dogs and horses).
COVER, verb. (chess) (transitive) To protect or control (a piece or square).
COVER ALL OF ONE'S BASES, verb. Alternative form of cover one's bases
COVER ALL OF THE BASES, verb. Alternative form of cover one's bases
COVER ALL THE BASES, verb. Alternative form of cover one's bases
COVER ART, noun. The artwork that is used on the cover of a musical recording.
COVER ARTIST, noun. (music): A musical artist who makes a cover version of a song that was originally recorded by another artist.
COVER ARTISTS, noun. Plural of cover artist
COVER BAND, noun. (music) A band that plays mostly or exclusively cover songs.
COVER BANDS, noun. Plural of cover band
COVER BOARD, noun. (roofing) An insulation board used over closed cell plastic insulation (e.g., polyisocyanurate) to prevent blistering when used in conjunction with hot bituminous membranes.
COVER CHARGE, noun. An amount of money to be paid for entering a bar or restaurant where entertainment is provided.
COVER CHARGE, noun. An amount of money added to a restaurant bill in lieu of tips, and to pay for uncharged items such as bread and water.
COVER CHARGES, noun. Plural of cover charge
COVER CROP, noun. Any of several crops planted between others in order to prevent erosion and to improve soil quality (especially by adding nitrogen)
COVER CROPS, noun. Plural of cover crop
COVER DRIVE, noun. (cricket) A type of shot played by the batsman bringing the bat down vertically and hitting the ball along the ground in the direction of cover.
COVER DRIVE, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) To play a cover drive shot.
COVER DRIVES, noun. Plural of cover drive
COVER GIRL, noun. (informal) An attractive, usually well-known, female model whose image has been featured on one or more magazine covers.
COVER GIRLS, noun. Plural of cover girl
COVER LETTER, noun. A letter or written communication that serves to introduce an accompanying document; especially, a letter that introduces a résumé or curriculum vitae.
COVER LETTERS, noun. Plural of cover letter
COVER METER, noun. An instrument for locating rebars and measuring the depth of concrete that covers them.
COVER METERS, noun. Plural of cover meter
COVER NOTE, noun. A temporary policy, used to provide insurance cover while the main policy formalities are finalised.
COVER ONE'S BASES, verb. (idiomatic) To be thorough; to prepare thoroughly or completely.
COVER ONE'S FEET, verb. (euphemistic) (biblical) to lower one’s garment, especially to urinate or defecate.
COVER POINT, noun. (cricket) (lacrosse) a fielding position between cover and point, about 15° forward of square; a fielder in this position.
COVER SAND, noun. (geology) A layer (or layers) of sand deposited by wind, typically in a coastal environment
COVER SLIP, noun. A square or circular piece of glass that covers the specimen on a microscope slide
COVER SOMEONE'S ASS, verb. (idiomatic) To make preparations or take precautions to ensure that a person is not blamed or punished for his or her conduct.
COVER SONG, noun. (music) cover version
COVER SONGS, noun. Plural of cover song
COVER STOCK, noun. Card stock
COVER STORIES, noun. Plural of cover story
COVER STORY, noun. A story that appears on the front page of a publication.
COVER STORY, noun. (espionage) A fictitious account that is intended to hide one's real motive.
COVER THE BASES, verb. Alternative form of cover one's bases
COVER UP, verb. (idiomatic) To conceal or disguise.
COVER VERSION, noun. (music) A version of a song that is a rerecording of that song by a different artist.
COVER VERSIONS, noun. Plural of cover version

Dictionary definition

COVER, noun. A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background".
COVER, noun. Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep".
COVER, noun. The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft".
COVER, noun. The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding".
COVER, noun. A natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover".
COVER, noun. Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle".
COVER, noun. Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal".
COVER, noun. A fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink.
COVER, noun. A recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song".
COVER, noun. A false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent); "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment".
COVER, verb. Provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers".
COVER, verb. Form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave".
COVER, verb. Span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles".
COVER, verb. Provide for; "The grant doesn't cover my salary".
COVER, verb. Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China".
COVER, verb. Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group".
COVER, verb. Travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day".
COVER, verb. Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; "Snow reported on China in the 1950's"; "The cub reporter covered New York City".
COVER, verb. Hold within range of an aimed firearm.
COVER, verb. To take an action to protect against future problems; "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself".
COVER, verb. Hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House".
COVER, verb. Protect or defend (a position in a game); "he covered left field".
COVER, verb. Maintain a check on; especially by patrolling; "The second officer covered the top floor".
COVER, verb. Protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this".
COVER, verb. Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father".
COVER, verb. Invest with a large or excessive amount of something; "She covered herself with glory".
COVER, verb. Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week".
COVER, verb. Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of; "Is this enough to cover the check?".
COVER, verb. Spread over a surface to conceal or protect; "This paint covers well".
COVER, verb. Cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery".
COVER, verb. Copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare".
COVER, verb. Put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy".
COVER, verb. Play a higher card than the one previously played; "Smith covered again".
COVER, verb. Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game.
COVER, verb. Sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs".
COVER, verb. Clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!".

Wise words

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