covers


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covers

abbr.
versed cosine

covers

(ˈkəʊvɜːs)
abbreviation for
(Mathematics) coversed sine
References in classic literature ?
Wayne, in his celebrated campaign on the Miami, received the fire of his enemies in line; and then causing his dragoons to wheel round his flanks, the Indians were driven from their covers before they had time to load.
Men, we will keep within the cover of its banks till we scent the Hurons.
Then they made their way through the front rows of stalls and looked at Box Five on the grand tier, They could not see it well, because it was half in darkness and because great covers were flung over the red velvet of the ledges of all the boxes.
year a large part of it was published in covers with the title
in covers the country already had been flooded by its imitators with a
Would to heaven that he had swept off our heads with his enormous scimitar instead of obscuring the light of our countenances with these wool-combings that cover us
Drawing a cunningly wrought key from his pocket-pouch, he removed the cover of the right-hand dial of the controlling destination compass.
Afterward he removed the cover of this dial also, and with keen tool cut the steel finger from the under side of the pointer.
The roofs shall fade before it, The house-beams shall fall, And the Karela, the bitter Karela, Shall cover it all!
Hither, then, the trapper directed the flight, as to the place affording the only available cover in so pressing an emergency.
It will be wise, friend, to make a cover, lest the sons of the squatter should be out skirting on our trail, and, as you well know, there is some reason to fear yonder thicket contains a sight that may horrify a woman's mind.
Deiphobus son of Priam went about among them intent on deeds of daring with his round shield before him, under cover of which he strode quickly forward.