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.
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.
In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book , a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.
The queen, then, being dead, and not in a swoon, we buried her; and hardly had we covered her with earth, hardly had we said our last farewells, when, quis talia fando temperet a lachrymis?
An old piano, standing beneath a barometer, was covered with a pyramid of old books and boxes.
"Spring has forgotten this garden," they cried, "so we will live here all the year round." The Snow covered up the grass with her great white cloak, and the Frost painted all the trees silver.
Drawing a cunningly wrought key from his pocket-pouch, he removed the cover of the right-hand dial of the controlling destination compass.
Bitter memories were more and more covered up by the incidents--paltry in his eyes, but really important--of his country life.
The little squadron of canoes set sail with a favorable breeze, and soon passed Tongue Point, a long, high, and rocky promontory, covered with trees, and stretching far into the river.
The tracks left by the sledge-runners were immediately covered by snow and the road was only distinguished by the fact that it was higher than the rest of the ground.
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.