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cover (verb), covers; covered; covering
1. To put something over the whole of, or the upper surface of, another object; in order to hide, to protect, or to decorate it.
2. To put a blanket over or around someone for warmth.
3. To be responsible for reporting, videotaping, or photographing an event or a particular class of events for a newspaper or a broadcasting company: Joe's job was to cover the details of the rioting for a TV station.
4. To conceal the existence of something by obstructing it so it can't be seen.
5. To present a false identity and background; especially, one created for an undercover agent or spy.
6. Etymology: from Old French covrir then Modern French couvrir, "to cover, to protect, to conceal"; from Late Latin coperire which came from Latin cooperire, "to cover over, to overwhelm, to bury"; from com-, "together, together with" + operire, "to close, to cover".
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dust cover (s) (noun), dust covers (pl)
A piece of cloth, plastic, etc., which covers and protects something from getting dirty: The rare painting was draped with a dust cover to protect it from light and dust.
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