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Cover stands for:

Cover means in connection with protection, defense:

  • Cover (protection) , a position protecting against danger
  • Cover (sport) , a game practice, technique, tactics and manner in team sport; in detail:
    • Man covering , covering in which each player covers his immediate opponent
    • Area coverage, coverage in which each player covers a certain part of the playing field
  • in chess the protection of a piece, see strategy (chess)

In economic contexts,
cover stands for:


  • Coverage ratio, in statistics the proportion of a subset labeled with a certain characteristic of a total quantity

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Wiktionary: cover  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations