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1884: Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter VIII
(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
The definition of a shelter is a structure that provides cover or protection.
A natural outer covering or coat, such as the skin of an animal or the membrane enclosing an organ.
A frame, bracket, or box for holding or protecting a mechanical part:
(Person, proper) A feminine name: equiv. Fr. Avril
An additional covering that forms on certain seeds after fertilization, developing from the stalk of the ovule
The definition of armor is a covering that is worn to protect against weapons.
A rooflike structure, often made of canvas or plastic, that serves as a shelter, as over a storefront, window, door, or deck.
The outside covering of the stems and roots of trees and woody plants
(--- Scots) A brimless cap worn by men or boys.
The uppermost layer in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees.
(Obs.) A small case or sheath
A hard deposit formed by wine on the inside surface of a bottle
A fireman's protective hat
A metal cover or cowl for a hearth or stove.
A shell or outer covering, especially when considered worthless.
(Informal) An act of concealment; a cover:
A layer of decoration, such as gold leaf or wood veneer, applied to a surface.
A light, square covering, usually of stiffened linen, put on top of the chalice in the Mass
A usually temporary structure erected at a fair or show for use by an exhibitor:
The definition of a quilt is a bed covering or blanket made from layers of fabric around a layer of batting with the layers are stitched together in a design or pattern.
A piece of thick, often napped fabric, woven strips of rag, an animal skin, etc. used as a floor covering: usually distinguished from carpet in being a single piece of definite shape, not intended to cover the entire floor
In mining and quarries, a frame supporting a mesh of bars or wires used to classify fragments of stone by size, allowing the passage of fragments whose a diameter is smaller than the distance between the bars or wires.
A usually close-fitting case or covering for a blade, as of a sword.
The definition of a shroud is a veil or a cloth used to wrap a body for burial.
A similar piece of metal, plastic, asphalt, rubber, etc., used to cover floors, walls, etc.
A curl or lock of hair worn during the 1700s as a topknot on a periwig.
A force of military aircraft sent up to screen ground or naval forces
A removable covering of real or synthetic hair for the head, worn as part of a costume, to conceal baldness, etc.
An application is defined as a downloadable game or tool for computers and some handheld devices.
The initial evaluation of a person, intended to determine suitability for a particular treatment modality.
(Physiology) The concealment or screening of one sensory process or sensation by another.
a natural object that covers or envelops
To present oneself:
To present; offer:
To pay (someone) too much; compensate excessively.
(Psychol.) To engage in compensation
To have as part of something larger; encompass or include.
To contain; include
To encircle; to encompass; to enclose.
To interfere with; thwart or obstruct:
To lay in a cross direction; to cross.
To beat with a whip made from hide.
To cover as if with a shroud; hide; veil; obscure
To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
To cover the surface of with a decorative layer or design:
To direct the efforts or attention of (oneself):
(Informal) To cope:
To deal with successfully or appropriately
To have a specified attitude toward and deal with accordingly
To buy or sell insurance.
To sit on and hatch (eggs)
To devise or originate, especially in secret:
To sit on or hatch eggs.
To make a tour of; visit:
To relate is defined as to have a connection to or tell the story of.
To narrate the facts or particulars of:
To move (text that will not fit on a line) automatically to the following line.
To conceal or gloss over (wrongdoing, for example).
To conceal, hide, disguise, screen, obscure, etc.
To extend across in space or time:
To hide from view; screen
To find protection or refuge
To protect or screen from light or heat
To meet the requirements of; suffice for:
To produce and discharge a substance, especially from the cells of specialized glands. For example, the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas secrete the hormone insulin.
To conceal from view; hide
To embody is defined as to represent in bodily form or to bring together as a whole.
To surpass; outshine:
Drape is defined as to cover or hang something with cloth, or to arrange cloth to fall in folds.
To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
To explain in detail
(Patents) To include, contain or embrace, but not implying an exhaustive list.
To conceal; hide
To camouflage is defined as to hide or disguise yourself.
To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.
To wet through and through; soak.
To bathe under a shower
Submerge is defined as to cover over, or to place or go under water.
To cover with water, especially floodwaters.
To give abundantly; shower:
To rain heavily
To flood; inundate
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
(Naut.) To sail on a reach
To include or merge something into something else.
To wrap, enclose, or cover:
To distribute over a surface in a layer:
To face the surface of
Side is defined as to align oneself. Side is defined as to put a new finish on a surface.
To turn the face in a specified direction.
To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
The definition of reveal is to show, disclose or admit something.
To forget things; be forgetful
To give up (something) completely or forever
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To make a formal motion in parliamentary procedure:
To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network:
To cover or partly fill as if by a flood.
To pass or journey over or through; traverse:
Include is defined as to contain, enclose or consider as part of a whole.
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To bestow; to confer.
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