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cover story

1. A featured story in a magazine that concerns the image on the cover.
2. A false story intended to deceive or mislead: The spy's cover story required posing as a diplomat.
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cov′er sto`ry

a magazine article highlighted by an illustration on the cover.
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(ˈkavə) verb
1. to put or spread something on, over or in front of. They covered (up) the body with a sheet; My shoes are covered in paint.
2. to be enough to pay for. Will 10 dollars cover your expenses?
3. to travel. We covered forty miles in one day.
4. to stretch over a length of time etc. His diary covered three years.
5. to protect. Are we covered by your car insurance?
6. to report on. I'm covering the race for the local newspaper.
7. to point a gun at. I had him covered.
1. something which covers, especially a cloth over a table, bed etc. a table-cover; a bed-cover; They replaced the cover on the manhole.
2. something that gives protection or shelter. The soldiers took cover from the enemy gunfire; insurance cover.
3. something that hides. He escaped under cover of darkness.
ˈcoverage (-ridʒ) noun
1. the amount of protection given by insurance. insurance coverage.
2. the extent of the inclusion of items in a news report etc. The TV coverage of the Olympic Games was extensive.
ˈcovering noun
My car has a covering of dirt.
ˈcover-girl noun
a girl pictured on a magazine cover.
ˈcover story noun
the main story in a magazine that goes with a picture on the front cover.
ˈcover-up noun
an attempt to hide or conceal (something illegal or dishonest).
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