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covalence the number of pairs of electrons that an atom can share with other atoms. [2 definitions]
covalent bond the chemical bond between two atoms, each of which supplies one half of each pair of shared electrons; covalence.
cove a small recess in a shoreline; bay. [4 definitions]
coven a group or band of witches, esp. one having thirteen members.
covenant a usu. formal agreement between two or more parties to engage in or refrain from something. [6 definitions]
Coventry a city in central England.
cover to put or spread something over or on, as for protection or concealment. [13 definitions]
coverable combined form of cover.
coverage the amount or type of protection available against loss or liability as provided by insurance or reserve funds, or the protection itself. [3 definitions]
coveralls a one-piece protective garment with trousers and sleeves, worn by workmen over clothing.
cover charge a fixed amount charged by nightclubs and restaurants in addition to the price of food and drink, often used to defray the cost of live entertainment or music.
cover crop a quick-growing crop planted to prevent soil erosion or soil depletion.
covered wagon a large wagon with a high arched canvas cover, used by American pioneers.
cover girl a young woman whose picture is on the cover of a magazine.
cover ground to pass over an area. [2 definitions]
covering something that covers or conceals.
coverless combined form of cover.
coverlet the topmost cover on a bed; bedspread or counterpane.
cover letter a letter of explanation enclosed with a document, package, or the like.
cover story a magazine article featured in the picture or headlines on the magazine's cover. [2 definitions]
covert concealed or done in secret. [3 definitions]