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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cover, natural covering


Mindre spesifikke uttrykknatural object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbark, 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 gjenstand) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkartefact, artifact


Mere spesifikke uttrykkarticle 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconcealing, concealment, hiding

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkprotection


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdressing, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)application, coating


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmanual labor, manual labour


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanointing, 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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