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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>

14th Century

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>

1887

First Known Use of covering

1887



COVERING Defined for English Language Learners

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covering

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noun cov·er·ing \ˈkəv-riŋ, ˈkə-və-\

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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