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  • n. Plural form of covering.

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Examples

  • Sure, you tell 'em about scales and how those little rodents who lived at the same time as dinosaurs once had dino-scales just like birds did, and all skin coverings are just glorified scales (or whatever), but the fact of the matter is that mammals have fur because whoever got fur was able to survive better and reproduce more young'uns than his scaly buddies.

    Crossroads

  • Their Leaf Project, whose cascading waterfall of leaves create a fluid series of shelves, benches, and wall coverings, is a great example of witty, innovative, and engaging design.

    LEAF FURNITURE by Tejo Remy | Inhabitat

  • Having, however, insisted on her appearing, she came – very slowly, and with her head so enveloped in coverings that I could not see even the tip of her nose.

    My Three Years in Manipur and Escape from the Recent Mutiny

  • Leaf Project by Tejo Remy (via inhabitat) Tejo Remy’s Leaf Project, whose cascading waterfall of leaves create a fluid series of shelves, benches, and wall coverings, is a great example of witty, innovative, and engaging design.

    LEAF FURNITURE by Tejo Remy | Inhabitat

  • AC throughout this article) in terms of what he called coverings (Zermelo 1904).

    The Axiom of Choice

  • They use very large human cadaver, pig skin-and even dog or chicken skin coverings.

    A Medical Mission to China

  • It's also not the least-expensive option in floor coverings, which is why the outlet's prices at 40 to 60 percent off dealer showroom prices of $35 to $150 per square yard are so enticing.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The work may be applied to all kinds of uses, such as coverings for furniture, mats, curtains, bell-pulls, book-covers, bags, boxes, and so forth.

    Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving

  • Whenever any of the standing rigging becomes slack, (which is continually happening,) the seizing and coverings must be taken off, tackles got up, and after the rigging is bowsed well taught, the seizings and coverings replaced; coverings which is a very nice piece of work.

    Chapter III. Ship’s Duties-Tropics

  • They laid these "coverings" upon Jerusalem's ground, which was later saturated with the blood of One they killed, the very same Jesus.

    inJesus :: Online Community :: Last posted message

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