covering covering  /ˈkə və rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a natural object that covers or envelops
  2. (n) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
  3. (n) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  4. (n) the act of protecting something by covering it
  5. (n) the work of applying something

Usage(s):

  1. They are seriously looking into the idea of covering the town with a dome to reduce the escape of heat.
  2. Lance Morrow joined PTI magazine in 1965 as a writer covering national affairs.
  3. The fabric covering my ears and neck stoked my body temperature unbearably, and the pleasurable strain of running gave way to acute discomfort.

News

  1. Local newspaper reporter arrested covering protest

    A Charlotte Observer reporter was arrested Monday evening while covering an NAACP protest at the North Carolina General Assembly. The newspaper confirmed that veteran religion reporter Tim Funk was detained while covering protests that led to the arrests of more than 80 people. Observer Managing Editor Cheryl Carpenter wrote in an email that Funk was wearing media identification and was there ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Charlotte Observer reporter arrested covering protest

    A Charlotte Observer reporter was arrested Monday evening while covering an NAACP protest at the North Carolina General Assembly. The newspaper confirmed that veteran religion reporter Tim Funk was detained while covering protests that led to the arrests of more than 80 people. Observer Managing Editor Cheryl Carpenter wrote in an email that Funk was wearing media identification and was there ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  3. Newspaper reporter arrested covering NAACP protest

    RALEIGH — A Charlotte Observer reporter has been arrested while covering an NAACP protest at the N.C. General Assembly. The newspaper confirms that veteran religion reporter Tim Funk was detained Monday evening while covering protests that led to the arrests of more than 80 people.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

Quotes

  1. "Covering up the details of these payments breeds further cynicism and distrust in our already shaken financial system," Cuomo said in the letter.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: USA Today

  2. "I think it will be equivalent to a space shuttle launch," Riley said back in May, shortly after the season ended and the Heat summer of 2010 began. "Everybody who's covering the day it's going to get launched, you never know it is until they...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Pat Riley Source: The Associated Press

  3. Lantos said that "covering up such a despicable practice when Congress seeks an explanation is a serious offense."
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Tom Lantos Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /