covers


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covers

abbr.
versed cosine

covers

(ˈkəʊvɜːs)
abbreviation for
(Mathematics) coversed sine
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At four o'clock he pulled the covers up about his neck and tried to sleep.
Shimerda snatched off the covers of two barrels behind the door, and made us look into them.
Come, friends: let us to our covers, for no man can tell when or where a Maqua* will strike his blow.
A suite of gorgeous furniture, whose pronounced and extravagant glories the young girls instinctively hid under home-made linen covers, had also been spoils from afar.
There was a volume of Pope, with the Rape of the Lock in it, and another of the Tatler, and an odd one of Dryden's Miscellanies, all with tarnished gilding on their covers, and thoughts of tarnished brilliancy inside.
Yea, foolish mortals, Noah's flood is not yet subsided; two thirds of the fair world it yet covers.
It designates the dark, glutinous substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.
So negotiations were opened, and after an interview Ona came home and reported that the forelady seemed to like her, and had said that, while she was not sure, she thought she might be able to put her at work sewing covers on hams, a job at which she would earn as much as eight or ten dollars a week.
The wildwood covers the virgin mould,--and the same soil is good for men and for trees.
We got over the tedious collection of stones and DE'BRIS which covers the PIED of the GLETCHER, and had walked nearly three hours from the Grimsel, when, just as we were thinking of crossing over to the right, to climb the cliffs at the foot of the hut, the clouds, which had for some time assumed a threatening appearance, suddenly dropped, and a huge mass of them, driving toward us from the Finsteraarhorn, poured down a deluge of HABOOLONG and hail.
I've tried hard all the time, but I'll study the covers right off of the books now.
The dealer gives his blood-stained gold to support the pulpit, and the pulpit, in return, covers his in- fernal business with the garb of Christianity.