protective covering


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Noun1.protective covering - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injuryprotective covering - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
armor, armour - protective covering made of metal and used in combat
bell glass, bell jar - a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases
ring-binder, binder - holds loose papers or magazines
book binding, cover, binding, back - the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding"
screen, blind - a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
armguard, bracer - a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
cap - something serving as a cover or protection
cloche - a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold
coaster - a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)
cold frame - protective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
watch crystal, watch glass, crystal - a protective cover that protects the face of a watch
dust cover - a removable plastic protective covering for a piece of equipment
faceplate - a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component)
cladding, facing - a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
fallboard, fall-board - the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played
escutcheon, finger plate, scutcheon - a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers
heat shield - a protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry
cowl, cowling, bonnet, hood - protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
lining, liner - a protective covering that protects an inside surface
mask - a protective covering worn over the face
mulch - a protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
screen - a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
shade - protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"
sheath - a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)
overlay, overlayer, sheathing - protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
shield - a protective covering or structure
dashboard, splashboard, splasher - protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
splasher - a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud
testudo - a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification
thumbstall - protective covering for an injured thumb
toecap - a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
splashboard, washboard - protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
2.protective covering - the tough natural covering of some organisms
armor, armour - tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
scute - large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake
sclerite - hard plate or element of the exoskeleton of some arthropods
clypeus - a shield-like plate on the front of an insect's head
body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
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The clear protective covering over the image had been shattered.
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Tooth decay happens when bacteria living In your mouth produce an acid that dissolves your tooth enamel (outer, protective covering of a tooth).
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Each character builds layer upon layer, separate strands woven together into a protective covering of their community.
This happens as the alcohol opens the protective covering of nerves, which allows the anesthetic to permeate to the area that needs it the most.
Many people seem to retreat into a protective covering of mind-numbingness: drugs, booze, anonymous sexual encounters .
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Hairstyles, he argues, represent a great deal more than protective covering for the cranium; they are designed and engineered like buildings.
7,957,524, titled Protective Covering for an Electronic Device, was issued to the company.

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