Covered way

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Covered way (Fort) a corridor or banquette along the top of the counterscarp and covered by an embankment whose slope forms the glacis. It gives the garrison an open line of communication around the works, and a standing place beyond the ditch. See Illust. of Ravelin.
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Quotations

  • Harold Pinter
    Harold Pinter
    “One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness.”

Usage

In literature:

He found himself in a passage-way covered with mother-of-pearl, where many electric lights were hidden in shells of most exquisite tintings.
"The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo and His People" by L. Frank Baum
But of course these methods cover only the first steps, and carry one but a little way.
"Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals" by William James
In this way they reached the farther end of the hall, where there was a throne, raised on a dais and covered by a canopy hung with purple.
"Miscellanea" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
The report covers in a general way the activities of the British troops from Oct. 11 to Nov. 20.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
The upper edge of the tub was covered with tin so that sharp little claws could not find a way to climb out.
"Jewel's Story Book" by Clara Louise Burnham
The Church of God was in a bad way and was willing to take up with almost any offer that would cover their liabilities.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
But they have extended their line a long way in order to cover the whole ridge.
"Short Story Classics (American) Vol. 2" by Various
Our puckering-string had given way, and the rear of the cover had blown out loosely.
"The Voyage of the Rattletrap" by Hayden Carruth
We picked our way under cover of the ravine as long as we could, then struck boldly across the plain.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
By the same measurement the crosses covered, each way, from half a mile to three-quarters.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
It will not, however, answer so well for a toilet cover, as the stitches would go the wrong way.
"The Ladies' Work-Book" by Unknown
It is warmer here than we found it in the way; clouds cover the sky and prevent radiation.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
Mr. Weston passed from the house under a covered way to the kitchen, and with a firm but slow step, entered.
"Aunt Phillis's Cabin" by Mary H. Eastman
Upon the whole, the true obstacle to this proposition has penetrated, in various ways, through the veil which covers it.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The ways of the city were superimposed upon the ways of the country, but never displaced nor even covered them.
"Horace and His Influence" by Grant Showerman
When he was covered over, and the Great Spirit was about to take him to himself, another Indian came that way.
"Oonomoo the Huron" by Edward S. Ellis
Or if we must fall, let us meet the danger half-way, and cover Otho with disgrace, ourselves with honour.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
The ground all the way covered with white hoar frost, and the dews heavy in a cloudless sky.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
The cape in no way covers or conceals any part of the body when viewed from the front or side.
"The Mafulu" by Robert W. Williamson
In this way not only the creek, but the Allegheny River, became literally covered with oil.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
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In poetry:

That death seems but a covered way
Which opens into light,
Wherein no blinded child can stray
Beyond the Father's sight;
"My Psalm" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The men of the First Shikaris
Marched till the break of day,
Till they came to the rebel village,
The village of Pabengmay —
A jingal covered the clearing,
Calthrops hampered the way.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling
One garment covered both to keep us warm,
What harmed the one, was't not the other's harm?
Close clasped, one single form.
Was it not meant of aye?
Poet, take thou my hand -we'll still
Walk a little way.
"On - On - Poet" by Aleister Crowley
It was n't many minutes 'fore the post-office was filled
With a seethin' bunch a-thirstin' fer to see an artist killed;
They did n't think o' Hawkins, fer he'd covered up his play,
So they fell to argumentin', in a gin'ral sort o' way.
"Valentine Day in Cactus Center" by Arthur Chapman
First thing bothered and worried me, was 'long o' my daughter Kate;
Rather a han'some cre'tur', and folks all liked her gait.
Not so nice as them sham ones in yeller-covered books;
But still there wa'n't much discount on Katherine's ways an' looks.
"Out O’ The Fire" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

'Prohibition,' 'Boardwalk Empire' cover the 1920s in their own ways.
Vehicles make their way along a highway as fog covers most of Beijing on March.
5 ways to address a cover letter besides 'To whom it may concern'.
It's a great way to feel comfortable and trendy but still covered up at the office.
But the way it was covered said as much about the media.
This is the ideal way to start a cover letter , because it immediately sets you apart from the pile of applicants who have no relationship to the employer.
Anytime I knew cold weather was on the way, I'd get out my row covers as the first line of defense.
"I think leggings and jeggings are perfectly acceptable if worn in a way that covers the student's rear end," she says.
An effort is under way to get Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett's cover band, Water in the River, to open for Kid Rock at the BOK Center.
Government press secretaries, current and former, reacted in various ways to last week's cover story about their profession.
I know some gardeners keep their spinach covered this way through the winter, and the plants don't seem to mind a bit.
Naomi Torres, the Craft Goddess has you covered with a quick and easy way to make table runners.
And will run through May, covering over 50 dates along the way.
4 Ways to Cover a Hickey .
In addition to being the first African American model to grace the cover of Vogue, supermodel Beverly Johnson has impacted the fashion industry in big ways.
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In science:

Given any 2-form on SGU T ρ, this flux is nothing but the flux with geometric component ρ and whose gauge generator index is simply lifted to the spectral cover in the canonical way.
Models of Particle Physics from Type IIB String Theory and F-theory: A Review
The way of interpreting the 1/N expansion using branched coverings, calculating the symmetry factor, attaching tubes and handles.
Two dimensional QCD is a string theory
It means that a high-resolution satellite experiment covering a square radian on the sky can produce ∆ℓ ≈ 1 all the way out to the Doppler peaks, thus allowing very precise determination of cosmological parameters.
A method for extracting maximum resolution power spectra from microwave sky maps
We can expect little in the way of improvement compared to the final DMR results from future experiments on the large angular scales but scientific interest has moved to covering the full spectrum and learning what the medium and small angular scales will tell us.
The Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy Experiments
While I shall briefly describe some topics covered, a “review of reviews” is in no way a substitute for the original reviews which also appear, of course, in this same volume.
The VIIth Blois Workshop: Theory Summary and Factorization Issues
But this is by the way (it is partly covered by papers such as Marshall, Santos and Selleri’s 1983 one and more recent contributions by Gilbert and Sulcs and Vladimir Nuri ).
Subtraction of ``accidentals'' and the validity of Bell tests
The field operator for linear gravity in dS space has been considered in this way by Tsamis and Woodard in terms of flat coordinates which cover only one-half of the dS hyperboloid [Tsamis, Woodard, 1992].
Covariant two-point function for linear gravity in de Sitter space
The point is that the transfer map goes the other way, and precomposing the transfer with the homomorphism induced by the covering is multiplication by the order of the covering.) Also, the Pontrjagin class of ν¯ek is ¯q∗ -image of p(ek ) .
Finiteness theorems for nonnegatively curved vector bundles
To cover the interior of the black hole, we need a slicing that passes smoothly through the event horizon. A convenient way to generate such solutions is to begin with the metric in standard ingoing-null coordinates.
Initial Data for Numerical Relativity
The easiest way one could think of producing examples would be to build suitable cyclic covers of surfaces of minimal degree.
On the Canonical Ring of Covers of Surfaces of Minimal Degree
As seen above, any pre-uniformity µ on a set X is associated with a covering monoid (P (X ), Covµ ) in a natural way.
Locales, the locally fine construction and formal spaces
One is abstract and follows the way nerves of open covers are introduced (see or ).
Partitions of unity
Thus the absorbers giving rise to lines x15, x28 and x29 may conceivably have the same column density profile as the rest but they may be positioned with respect to a LOS in such a way that they present a different covering factor.
Size estimates for intervening C IV absorbers from high resolution spectroscopy of APM 0827+5255
In the same way, one defines the notions of simplicial cover and of N simplicial cover.
Groupoid cohomology and extensions
In this way, our results cover the ones of .
Comatrix Corings and Galois Comodules over Firm Rings
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