- a concave surface or molding.
- a concave surface forming part of a ceiling at its edge so as to eliminate the usual interior angle between the wall and ceiling.
verb (used with or without object), coved, cov·ing.
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And I thought I should come back one day to do a giant walk over the Sydney Cove from the Opera House to the top of the bridge.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Cove Deli on Main Street buzzed with the sound of a generator, and the lights were dim but the doors thrown open.Hamptons Residents Reel as Superstorm Sandy Recedes|Emily J. Weitz|October 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Louie Psihoyos' The Cove, on the other hand, feels entirely fresh, and is as dramatic and gripping as any live-action thriller.
Directed by Louie Psihoyos, a National Geographic photographer, The Cove is, on its face, eco-advocacy at its best.
But the most compelling documentary of the year is The Cove.
Some conical-shaped red rocks, standing out solitary in the ocean, reminded me of those in "Anstey's Cove," at Torquay.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
The cove in which our ships lay is on the east side of the Sound, and on the east side of the largest of the islands.
Nann inquired, peering curiously into the cove which was unoccupied by craft of any kind.The Phantom Yacht|Carol Norton
She stood into the cove, rounded to, hauled down her jibs, and dropped her anchor.The Von Toodleburgs|F. Colburn Adams
For two generations the Opp family had been a source of mystery and romance to the Cove.Mr. Opp|Alice Hegan Rice