[kuhv-er-ij, kuhv-rij] /ˈkʌv ər ɪdʒ, ˈkʌv rɪdʒ/
Insurance. protection provided against risks or a risk, often as specified:
Does the coverage include flood damage?
Journalism. the reporting and subsequent publishing or broadcasting of news:
The World Series receives international coverage.
the extent to which something is .
the area, groups, or number of persons served or reached by a newspaper, radio or television station, advertising campaign, business, etc.; market.
Radio and Television. the area within the broadcasting range of a station or network, usually calculated by the number of owners of radio or television receivers.
Finance. the value of funds held to back up or meet liabilities.
the amount or extent to which something is covered
(journalism) the amount and quality of reporting or analysis given to a particular subject or event
the extent of the protection provided by insurance
the section of the public reached by a medium of communication
mid-15c., “charge for a booth at a fair,” from cover + -age. Reintroduced 1912, American English, in insurance.
[kuhv-er-awl] /ˈkʌv ərˌɔl/ noun 1. a loose-fitting, one-piece work garment, consisting of a trouserlike portion and a top with or without sleeves, worn over other clothing. 2. overalls for women. /ˈkʌvərˌɔːl/ noun 1. a thing that covers something entirely 2. (usually pl) protective outer garments for the body
- Cover all bases
verb phrase To guard against or supervise all contingencies: The baking is done on the premises, and Ms Scherber covers all the bases (1940s+ Baseball)
- Cover artist
noun an artist who creates covers for books, CDs, and other media Examples Who was the cover artist of Alistair MacLean’s paperback novels published by Fawcett?
- Cover bidding
noun 1. the act of tendering an artificially high price for a contract, on the assumption that the tender will not be accepted