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covering

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noun cov·er·ing \ˈkəv-riŋ, ˈkə-və-\

Definition of covering

  1. :  something that covers or conceals

Examples of covering in a Sentence

  1. with the commotion on the dance floor as a covering, we were able to slip out undetected

  2. the plastic coverings on lamp shades should be removed

First Known Use of covering

14th century


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covering

adjective cov·er·ing

Definition of covering

  1. :  containing explanation of or additional information about an accompanying communication a covering letter

First Known Use of covering

1887



COVERING Defined for English Language Learners

covering

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Definition of covering for English Language Learners

  • : an object or substance that goes over or on top of something especially in order to hide or protect it


COVERING Defined for Kids

covering

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noun cov·er·ing \ˈkə-və-riŋ, ˈkəv-ring\

Definition of covering for Students

  1. :  something that shelters, protects, or conceals



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