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  1. cov·er·ing
    IPA[ˈkəv(ə)riNG]
  2. noun

    adjective

    • 1. (of shooting) carried out to protect an exposed person from an enemy:

      we retreated behind spurts of covering fire
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: covering, plural noun: coverings

    • noun

      a thing used to protect, decorate, or conceal something else:

      a layer of something that covers something else:

    • adjective

      (of shooting) carried out to protect an exposed person from an enemy:
    • noun

      material such as wallpaper or textured fabric used as a decorative covering for interior walls.
    • noun

      the buying in of stocks or other securities or commodities that have been sold short, typically to avoid loss when prices move upward.
    • noun

      the buying in of stocks or other securities or commodities that have been sold short, typically to avoid loss when prices move upwards.
    • noun

      a letter sent with, and explaining the contents of, another document or a parcel of goods:
    • noun

      a piece of material used to protect or decorate a floor:
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