Cover

A term used particularly in opera for a stand-by or understudy actor. (UK)

cover

  1. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  2. the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  3. fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations

Cover

(1) The plant or plant parts, living or dead, on the ground surface. (2) The proportional area of ground covered by plants on a stated area.
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cover

[n] - the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it 2. [n] - fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations 3. [v] - span an interval of distance, space or time 4. [v] - provide for 5. [v] - make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exagg...
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Cover

• (n.) Shelter; protection; as, the troops fought under cover of the batteries; the woods afforded a good cover. • (v. t.) To invest (one`s self with something); to bring upon (one`s self); as, he covered himself with glory. • (n.) A tablecloth, and the other table furniture; esp., the table furniture for the use of one person at a m...
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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`
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cover

covering 2 screening noun the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; `the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft`
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cover

(verb) tapar, cubrir, camuflar
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Cover

[algebra] In abstract algebra, a cover is one instance of some mathematical structure mapping onto another instance, such as a group (trivially) covering a subgroup. This should not be confused with the concept of a cover in topology. When some object X is said to cover another object Y, the cover is given by some surjective and structure-p...
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Cover

[law] Cover is a term used in the law of contracts to describe a remedy available to a merchant buyer who has received an anticipatory repudiation of a contract for the receipt of goods. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, the buyer is permitted (but not required) to find another source of the same type of goods. The buyer may then file a la...
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Cover

[military] In military combat, the concept of cover refers to anything which is capable of physically protecting an individual from enemy fire. This differentiates it from the similar concept of concealment, in that an object or area of concealment only affords the benefit of stealth, not actual protection from small arms fire or artillery ...
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Cover

[philately] In philately, the term cover pertains to the outside of an envelope or package with an address, typically with postage stamps that have been cancelled and is a term generally used among stamp and postal history collectors. The term does not include the contents of the letter or package, although they may add interest to the item...
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Cover

[telecommunications] In telecommunications, cover is the technique of concealing or altering the characteristics of communications patterns for the purpose of denying an unauthorized receiver information that would be of value. The purpose of cover is not to make the communication secure, but to make it look like noise, rendering it uninter...
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Cover

[topology] ==Cover in topology== Let C be a cover of a topological space X. A subcover of C is a subset of C that still covers X. We say that C is an open cover if each of its members is an open set (i.e. each Uα is contained in T, where T is the topology on X). Every subcover is also a refinement, but the opposite is not always true. A su...
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Cover

Cov'er intransitive verb To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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Cover

Cov'er noun 1. Anything which is laid, set, or spread, upon, about, or over, another thing; an envelope; a lid; as, the cover of a book. 2. Anything which veils or conceals; a screen; disguise; a cloak. 'Under cover of the night.' Macaulay. « A handsome ...
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Cover

Cov'er transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Covered (-?rd); present participle & verbal noun Covering .] [ Old French covrir , French couvrir , from Latin cooperire ; co- + operire to cover; probably...
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COVER

A device used to provide limited protection of the exterior surface of the bellows of an expansion joint from foreign objects or mechanical damage. A cover is sometimes referred to as a shroud.
Found on http://www.pipingtech.com/products/expjtcat/expansion_joint-glossary.htm

Cover

A protective blanket laid on a melt to exclude oxidizing atmosphere and in the case of magnesium to prevent its igniting. Neutral covers simply protect metal from atmosphere; reacting covers contain an agent such as a deoxidizer.
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Cover

A set of conditions agreed to in a formal debt agreement and designed to protect the lender's intere
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Cover

A term describing a general type of papers used for the covers of books, pamphlets etc.
Found on http://www.curryprinting.com/resources/glossary.html

Cover

Aiming for an alternate treble, usually 19, when a previously thrown dart is blocking the treble 20.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_darts

Cover

an object, such as vegetation, a stump or rock, that creates an ambush point for a predator
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cover

Anything that provides protection from predators or ameliorates adverse conditions of streamflow and/or seasonal changes in metabolic costs. May be instream cover, turbulence, and/or overhead cover, and may be for the purpose of escape, feeding, hiding, or resting. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Cover

Derivative terms like 1+ cover and 4+ cover denote the percentage of the target audience that has been exposed to a schedule of advertising spots at least a certain number of times (e.g. at least once, at least four times, etc). (see also Reach)
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