HyperDic: protective_covering

English > 2 senses of the expression protective covering:
NOUNartifactprotective covering, protective cover, protectiona covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
animalprotective coveringthe tough natural covering of some organisms
English > protective covering: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury.
Synonymsprotective cover, protection
Narrowerarmor, armourprotective covering made of metal / metal and used in combat / combat
bell jar, bell glassA bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
binder, ring-binderholds loose papers or magazines
binding, book binding, cover, backThe protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
blind, screenA protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
bracer, armguardA protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
capSomething serving as a cover or protection
clocheA low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold
coasterA covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)
cold frameprotective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold
crystal, watch crystal, watch glassA protective cover that protects the face of a watch
dust coverA removable plastic protective covering for a piece of equipment
faceplateA protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component)
facing, claddingA protective covering that protects the outside of a building
fallboard, fall-boardThe hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
finger plate, escutcheon, scutcheonA flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
heat shieldA protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
housingA protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
lampshade, lamp shade, shadeA protective ornamental shade used to screen a light bulb from direct view
lining, linerA protective covering that protects an inside surface
maskA protective covering worn over the face
mulchA protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion
roofA protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
roofprotective covering on top of a motor vehicle
screenA protective covering consisting of netting
shadeprotective covering that protects something from direct sunlight
sheathA protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
sheathing, overlay, overlayerprotective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards / boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
shelterprotective covering that provides protection from the weather
shieldA protective covering or structure
splashboard, splasher, dashboardprotective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
splasherA protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
testudoA movable protective covering that provided protection from above
thumbstallprotective covering for an injured thumb
toecapA protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
washboard, splashboardprotective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Spanishprotección
Catalanprotecció
English > protective covering: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningThe tough natural covering of some organisms.
Narrowerarmor, armourtough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
clypeusA shield-like plate on the front of an insect's head
scleriteHard plate or element of the exoskeleton of some arthropods
scutelarge bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Spanishenvoltura protectora

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