a very thin piece of glass placed over a specimen on a glass slide that is to be examined under a microscope
noun 1. a magazine article highlighted by an illustration on the cover. 2. a fabricated story used to conceal a true purpose; alibi: No one believed the cover story released to the press. noun phrase 1. A featured story in a magazine that concerns the illustration on the cover, as in The earthquake is this […]
[adjective koh-vert, kuhv-ert; noun kuhv-ert, koh-vert] /adjective ˈkoʊ vərt, ˈkʌv ərt; noun ˈkʌv ərt, ˈkoʊ vərt/ adjective 1. concealed; secret; disguised. 2. covered; sheltered. 3. Law. (of a wife) under the protection of one’s husband. noun 4. a covering; cover. 5. a shelter or hiding place. 6. concealment or disguise. 7. Hunting. a thicket giving […]
noun 1. a secret action undertaken to influence the course of political events, as a government intelligence operation.
noun A rigorous initiation ceremony into a girls’ gang: At her court-in, a girl is christened with the nickname by which she will be known (1990s+ Street gang)