HyperDic: covering

English > 5 senses of the word covering:
NOUNobjectcovering, natural covering, covera natural object that covers or envelops
artifactcoveringan artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
actcovering, cover, screening, maskingthe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
actcoveringthe act of protecting something by covering / covering it
actcovering, application, coatingthe work of applying something
covering > pronunciation
Soundskah'verihng; kah'vrihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > covering: 5 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA natural object that covers or envelops.
Example"under a covering of dust"
Synonymsnatural covering, cover
Narrowerbarktough / tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
blanket, mantleAnything that covers
body coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
crust, incrustation, encrustationA hard outer layer that covers something
envelopeA natural covering (as by a fluid)
hood, capA protective covering that is part of a plant
indumentum, indumentA covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect
indusiumA membrane enclosing and protecting the developing spores especially that covering the sori of a fern
integumentAn outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell
perianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
pericarp, seed vesselThe ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
peridiumOuter layer of the spore-bearing organ in many fungi
roofThe inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space
scaleA flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals
sheath, caseAn enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant ... / plant organ or part
shellThe hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
shellA rigid covering that envelops an object
shell, eggshellThe exterior covering of a bird's egg
skimA thin layer covering the surface of a liquid / liquid
sloughAny outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake)
snowcapA covering of snow (as on a mountain peak)
testA hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
theca, sacA case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule
vestureSomething that covers or cloaks like a garment
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishcubierta, envoltura, protección
Catalancoberta, embolcall, protecció
Verbscoverform a cover over
English > covering: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it).
Narrowerartificial skinA synthetic covering with two layers used experimentally to treat burn victims
bootlegThe part of a boot above the instep
bubbleA dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic
canopyThe transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
casingThe outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
chafing gearcovering (usually rope or canvas) of a line or spar to protect it from friction
cloakAnything that covers / covers / covers or conceals
cloth coveringA covering made of cloth
clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habilimentA covering designed to be worn on a person's body
coating, coatA thin layer covering something
cover platecovering consisting of a plate / plate used to cover over or close in a chamber or receptacle
drapeA sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility / possibility of contamination
earmuffEither of a pair of ear coverings (usually connected by a headband) that are worn to keep the ears warm in cold weather
fig leafA covering consisting of anything intended to conceal something regarded as shameful
fingerOne of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb
flapAny broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge
floor cover, floor coveringA covering for a floor
foldercovering that is folded over to protect the contents
footwear, footgearcovering for a person's feet
hood, exhaust hoodmetal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
hood(falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
imbrication, overlapping, lappingcovering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)
instepThe part of a shoe or stocking that covers the arch of the foot
maskA covering to disguise or conceal the face
mattingA covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
mercy seatThe golden covering of the ark of the covenant
paddle box, paddle-boxA wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel
planking(nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
protective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
screen, cover, covert, concealmentA covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
swathingCloth coverings wrapped around something (as a wound / wound or a baby)
thumbThe part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb
toeThe part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes
top, covercovering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
upholsteryCovering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
wrapping, wrap, wrapperThe covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishcobertura, cubierta
Verbscoverprovide with a covering or cause to be covered
English > covering: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.
Synonymscover, screening, masking
Broaderconcealment, concealing, hidingThe activity of keeping something secret
Spanishcobertura, envoltura
Catalancoberta, cobertor, cobertura
Verbscoverhide from view or knowledge
coverspread over a surface to conceal or protect
English > covering: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of protecting something by covering / covering it.
Narrowerdressing, groomingThe activity of getting dressed
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something
Verbscoverclothe, as if for protection from the elements
coverspread over a surface to conceal or protect
English > covering: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe work of applying something.
Synonymsapplication, coating
Narroweranointing, anointmentThe act of applying oil or an oily liquid / liquid
foliationThe work of coating glass with metal / metal foil
fumigationThe application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it
galvanization, galvanisationEither the work of covering with metal / metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting
lining, facingProviding something with a surface of a different material
lubricationAn application of a lubricant to something
paintingThe act of applying paint to a surface / surface
papering, paperhangingThe application of wallpaper
paving, pavageThe act of applying paving materials to an area
plastering, daubingThe application of plaster / plaster / plaster
platingThe application of a thin coat of metal / metal (as by electrolysis)
scumbleThe application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture
sprayingThe application of a liquid / liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer
tilingThe application of tiles to cover a surface
tinning, tin-platingThe application of a protective layer of tin
tinningThe application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them
waxingThe application of wax to a surface / surface
Broadermanual labor, manual labourlabor done with the hands
Spanishaplicación, baño, capa, cobertura, mano, revestimiento
Catalanbany, capa, , revestiment

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