Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: covering

1. covering (om ting) a natural object that covers or envelops


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnder a covering of dust.
The fox was flushed from its cover.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover, natural covering


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termerbark, blanket, body covering, cap, case, chlamys, crust, eggshell, encrustation, envelope, floral envelope, hood, incrustation, indument, indumentum, indusium, integument, mantle, perianth, pericarp, peridium, perigone, perigonium, roof, sac, scale, seed vessel, sheath, shell, shell, shell, skim, slough, snowcap, test, theca, vesture

2. covering (om genstand) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)


Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact


Mere specifikke termerarticle of clothing, artificial skin, bootleg, bubble, canopy, casing, chafing gear, cloak, cloth covering, clothing, coat, coating, concealment, cover, cover, cover plate, covert, drape, earmuff, exhaust hood, fig leaf, finger, flap, floor cover, floor covering, folder, footgear, footwear, habiliment, hood, hood, imbrication, instep, lapping, mask, matting, mercy seat, overlapping, paddle box, paddle-box, planking, protection, protective cover, protective covering, screen, swathing, thumb, toe, top, upholstery, vesture, wear, wearable, wrap, wrapper, wrapping

3. covering (om handling) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover, masking, screening


Mindre specifikke termerconcealing, concealment, hiding

4. covering (om handling) the act of protecting something by covering it


Mindre specifikke termerprotection


Mere specifikke termerdressing, grooming

5. covering (om handling) the work of applying something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine.
A complete bleach requires several applications.
The surface was ready for a coating of paint.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)application, coating


Mindre specifikke termermanual labor, manual labour


Mere specifikke termeranointing, anointment, daubing, facing, foliation, fumigation, galvanisation, galvanization, lining, lubrication, painting, paperhanging, papering, pavage, paving, plastering, plating, scumble, spraying, tiling, tin-plating, tinning, tinning, waxing









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