/ (ˈkəʊvɜːs) /

abbreviation for
  1. coversed sine

Words Nearby covers

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How to use covers in a sentence

  • Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • The station now covers nearly 12 acres, the length of platforms exceeding 1-1/2 miles.

    Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
  • And of the world of to-day, be it remembered, elective democratic control covers only a part of the field.

  • Their property at Black Lake covers 102 acres, and is described as being a mile long by 520 feet wide.

    Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
  • It was a maxim of Napoleon that success covers everything, that it is only failure which cannot be forgiven.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison