# covering

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**Covering scale**— Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …52

**Covering theorem**— In mathematics, covering theorem can refer to Vitali covering lemma Jensen s covering theorem This disambiguation page lists mathematics articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here …53

**covering letter**— UK / US noun [countable] Word forms covering letter : singular covering letter plural covering letters British a letter that you send with something, to explain what you are sending or to give extra information …54

**covering letter**— /ˌkʌvərɪŋ letə/, covering note /ˌkʌvərɪŋ nəυt/ noun a letter or note sent with documents to say why you are sending them ● He sent a covering letter with his curriculum vitae, explaining why he wanted the job. ● The job advertisement asked for a… …55

**covering letter**— noun a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information • Syn: ↑cover letter • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑missive * * * ˌcovering ˈletter [covering letter] ( …56

**covering force area**— The area forward of the forward edge of the battle area out to the forward positions initially assigned to the covering forces. It is here that the covering forces execute assigned tasks …57

**Covering a base**— A first baseman (standing in white) covering first base during a pickoff attempt. In baseball, part of the infielders job is to cover bases. That is, they stand next to a base in anticipation of receiving the ball thrown from another fielder, so… …58

**Covering radius**— In mathematics, the covering radius of a collection of points P in a space is the smallest r > 0 such that spheres of radius r around the points P will completely cover the space. The term is typically used in reference to linear… …59

**Covering number**— Not to be confused with Winding number or degree of a continuous mapping, sometimes called covering number or engulfing number . In mathematics, the ε covering number of a metric space (X, d), for some ε > 0, is the minimum… …60

**Covering of the eyes**— Occurs only in Gen. 20:16. In the Revised Version the rendering is it (i.e., Abimelech s present of 1,000 pieces of silver to Abraham) is for thee a covering of the eyes. This has been regarded as an implied advice to Sarah to conform to the… …