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  • Each set covered game play for more powerful characters than the previous.
  • Other parts of the city area were covered by sea water.
  • This covers an area of around just north of the old city walls.
  • Each issue of the comic included a new original story based on the cover.
  • The next is larger and covers most of the western part of the state.
  • Not long after, he takes on a new ice-covered form.
  • Apparently the course covers much the same content as does the present book.
  • The album included six covers, the same number as their first two albums.
  • The album shows the band moving away from covers to original material.
  • This lake was covered during the early 18th century as the city grew.
  • Initially, their plans covered the three main sections but there was no tower.
  • The two book covers were designed to be placed together to form a single picture.
  • What made these girls most famous was their ability to land themselves of multiple covers.
  • Some cover a single town, others several towns in several countries.
  • Mountain snow covering has also been known to occur during the other seasons.
  • The town has a population of and covers an area of of which is water.
  • Another version is that the laws were first bound in books with blue covers.
  • They have often been published under a single cover.
  • Many contract terms and conditions are covered by legislation or common law.
  • Fire cover is provided by the island fire service.
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Root form of covering is cover for the verb.

Words starting with covering

Meaning of covering

  • noun A natural object that covers or envelops
    under a covering of dust, the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun An artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
  • noun The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • noun The act of protecting something by covering it
  • 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
  • verb Form a cover over
    The grass covered the grave
  • 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
  • verb Provide for
    The grant doesn't cover my salary
  • 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
  • verb Hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • verb To take an action to protect against future problems
    Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself
  • verb Hide from view or knowledge
    The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House
  • verb Protect or defend (a position in a game)
    he covered left field
  • verb Maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
    The second officer covered the top floor
  • verb Protect by insurance
    The insurance won't cover this
  • verb Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
    he is compensating for being a bad father
  • verb Invest with a large or excessive amount of something
    She covered herself with glory
  • verb Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
    She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week
  • verb Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
    Is this enough to cover the check?
  • verb Spread over a surface to conceal or protect
    This paint covers well
  • verb Play a higher card than the one previously played
    Smith covered again
  • verb Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  • verb Clothe, as if for protection from the elements
    cover your head!