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When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
Kate Adie

Meaning of "covering" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COVERING

covering  [ˈkʌvərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COVERING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Covering is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COVERING


catering
ˈkeɪtərɪŋ
considering
kənˈsɪdərɪŋ
during
ˈdjʊərɪŋ
engineering
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ
flavouring
ˈfleɪvərɪŋ
Havering
ˈheɪvərɪŋ
hoovering
ˈhuːvərɪŋ
hovering
ˈhɒvərɪŋ
livering
ˈlɪvərɪŋ
manoeuvring
məˈnuːvərɪŋ
manufacturing
ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ
monitoring
ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ
offering
ˈɒfərɪŋ
quavering
ˈkweɪvərɪŋ
quivering
ˈkwɪvərɪŋ
recovering
rɪˈkʌvərɪŋ
shivering
ˈʃɪvərɪŋ
unwavering
ʌnˈweɪvərɪŋ
wallcovering
ˈwɔːlkʌvərɪŋ
wavering
ˈweɪvərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COVERING

cover-up
coverable
coverage
coverall
coveralls
Coverdale
covered
covered market
covered wagon
coverer
covering fire
covering letter
coverless
coverlet
Coverley
covermount
covers
coversed sine
coversine
covert

WORDS THAT END LIKE COVERING

bring
civil engineering
electrical engineering
empowering
fingering
flattering
flowering
gathering
lettering
lowering
mechanical engineering
ordering
pioneering
power steering
rendering
scattering
steering
suffering
wandering
watering
wondering

Synonyms and antonyms of covering in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COVERING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «covering» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of covering

Translation of «covering» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COVERING

Find out the translation of covering to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of covering from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «covering» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

遮盖层
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

envoltura
570 millions of speakers

English

covering
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कवर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تغطي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

покрытия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cobertura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আচ্ছাদন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

couche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meliputi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

覆う物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panutup
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bao gồm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உள்ளடக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आच्छादन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaplama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

copertura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obejmujących
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

покриття
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acoperind
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλύπτοντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

täcker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dekker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of covering

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COVERING»

The term «covering» is very widely used and occupies the 6.110 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COVERING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «covering» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «covering» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about covering

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10 QUOTES WITH «COVERING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word covering.
1
Randa Abdel-Fattah
Most Muslim women know it is fear and curiosity that cause people to stare. They know it is ignorance and stereotypes that cause people to suppose that a piece of material covering the hair strips a woman of the ability to speak English, pursue a career, work a remote control.
2
Kate Adie
When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
3
Eric Alterman
Recently released government economic statistics covering 2010, the first year of real recovery from the financial collapse of 2008, found that fully 93 percent of additional income gains coming out of the recession went straight into the wallets and purses of the top 1 percent.
4
John Amos
I've never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico.
5
Roone Arledge
The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.
6
Dennis Banks
In 1990 we ran across Europe through 13 countries and covering 7,130 miles.
7
Wolf Blitzer
I love covering stories that have huge historic impacts.
8
Hassanal Bolkiah
Asean is obviously a very important association for us. Over the past 30 years Asean has made great strides in regional cooperation covering a number of areas, although recently it has been under strain because of the financial crisis and other challenges.
9
Ed Bradley
And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events.
10
Ed Bradley
I had never been out covering a story, but boy, was that fun.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COVERING»

Discover the use of covering in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to covering and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
With passion and rigor, he shows that the work of civil rights will not be complete until it attends to the harms of coerced conformity.
Kenji Yoshino, 2011
2
Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism
A lively history of American journalism from the colonial era to the present day
Christopher B. Daly, 2012
3
Covering Codes
The problems of constructing covering codes and of estimating their parameters are the main concern of this book.
G. Cohen, I. Honkala, S. Litsyn, 1997
4
Re-covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice ...
That modernist literature was not the exclusive purview of a cultural elite but was available to a mass public via popular magazines and pulp paperbacks, is the subject of David M. Earle's nuanced exploration of the publishing and marketing ...
David M. Earle, 2009
5
Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and ...
How did the near chaos of the shooting and its aftermath get transformed into a seamless story of epic proportions? In this book, Barbie Zelizer explores the way we learned about and came to make sense of the killing of the president.
Barbie Zelizer, 1992
6
Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How ...
In this landmark work, for which he has written a new introduction, one of our foremost public thinkers examines the origins and repercussions of the media's monolithic images of Islam.
Edward W Said, 2008
7
Covering China
This text covers the events, anniversaries and processes that have shaped Chinese and American media coverage, the challenges of explaining China to Americans and America to the Chinese and important stories emerging in China.
Robert H. Giles, Robert W. Snyder, Lisa DeLisle
8
Covering Violence: A Guide to Ethical Reporting About ...
This second edition takes our turbulent postmillennium history into account and emphasizes the consequences of frequent exposure to traumatic events.
Roger Simpson, John Harris, Migael Scherer, 2013
9
Covering Disaster: Lessons from Media Coverage of Katrina ...
In 2005, journalists faced enormous challenges while covering hurricanes Katrina and Rita along America's Gulf Coast. They struggled to find ways to communicate, move from one place to another, and find reputable information.
Ralph S. Izard, Jay Perkins, 2011
10
Covering Ground
Looking for an alternative to a traditional lawn? Covering Ground explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities.
Barbara W. Ellis, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COVERING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term covering is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cincinnati officers charged, accused of covering up fellow officer's …
Cincinnati officers charged, accused of covering up fellow officer's crash. 3 officers suspended pending outcome of proceedings. UPDATED ... «WLWT Cincinnati, Jul 15»
2
#FreeTheNipple: Women Are Covering Their Offending Nipples With …
#FreeTheNipple: Women Are Covering Their Offending Nipples With Male Ones. Submit. SUBSCRIBE FREE TO PEDESTRIAN DAILY ... «Pedestrian TV, Jul 15»
3
Kansas Gov. Brownback issues 'religious freedom' order covering
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks to supporters after winning re-election in the U.S. midterm elections in Topeka, Kansas, on Nov. 4, 2014. «Raw Story, Jul 15»
4
Cincinnati officers charged, accused of covering up CPD officer's crash
Three Cincinnati police officers have been suspended and are facing charges in relation to a police sergeant's March car crash and an alleged ... «WLWT Cincinnati, Jul 15»
5
Preservation group objects to covering lynching murals in new law …
Preservation Idaho, the state's leading historic preservation group, has sent a letter to University of Idaho officials asking them not to cover two ... «The Spokesman Review, Jul 15»
6
Avoid this giant pothole covering both lanes
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -. Pothole filled streets are nothing new in the Capital City but if visiting, you'd better be buckled up ... «WDAM-TV, Jul 15»
7
“God was covering me and protecting me,” Metro man escapes …
OKLAHOMA CITY — A man who stopped at a metro ATM recently found himself face-to-face with the bottom of a gun barrel. It happened ... «kfor.com, Jul 15»
8
Sports Talk Live: Covering Women's Soccer, Rays Baseball And …
Roger Mooney (@RMooneyTBO) – TBO.com's Rays beat writer, Mooney will be talking the Rays recent injury bouts, including placing Steven ... «Sports Talk Florida, Jul 15»
9
Much ado about 'covering up'
It is a political charade which happens all too frequently, and while I'm not trying to accuse any party of covering up a crime which may not even ... «The Star Online, Jul 15»
10
US Hog Futures Advance Amid Short-Covering; Cattle Slump
CHICAGO--U.S. hog futures are climbing early Tuesday, lifted by short-covering as some investors consider the sharp decline in recent ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»

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