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covering

kuh vuh ring

  • n  a natural object that covers or envelops
    under a covering of dust
  • n  an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
  • n  the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  • n  the act of protecting something by covering it
  • n  the work of applying something;
  • v  provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  • v  form a cover over
  • v  span an interval of distance, space or time
  • v  provide for
  • v  act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  • v  include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  • v  travel across or pass over
  • v  be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
  • v  hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • v  to take an action to protect against future problems
  • v  hide from view or knowledge
  • v  protect or defend (a position in a game)
  • v  maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
  • v  protect by insurance
  • v  make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  • v  invest with a large or excessive amount of something
  • v  help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
    She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week
  • v  be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  • v  spread over a surface to conceal or protect
  • v  cover as if with a shroud
  • v  copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • v  put something on top of something else
  • v  play a higher card than the one previously played
  • v  be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  • v  sit on (eggs)
  • v  clothe, as if for protection from the elements

  • The doctors were making progress last week in their effort to give a normal brain covering to Rodney Dee Brodie, one of the 15-month-old Siamese twins who were born joined at the .
  • They are seriously looking into the idea of covering the town with a dome to reduce the escape of heat.
  • At ABC, Halperin reported on every major American political story, including working as a full-time reporter covering the Clinton presidential campaign in 1992 and the Clinton .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
  • 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 ...
    June 11, 2013 - WSOC-TV Charlotte
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Rocky Mount Telegram
Quotes

  • Andrew Cuomo in USA Today
    Covering up the details of these payments breeds further cynicism and distrust in our already shaken financial system,Cuomo said in the letter.
  • Pat Riley in The Associated Press
    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...
  • Tom Lantos in USA Today
    Lantos said that "covering up such a despicable practice when Congress seeks an explanation is a serious offense."

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