Coving

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coving (Arch) A cove or series of coves, as the concaved surface under the overhang of a projecting upper story.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There is a house in Rockport, Massachusetts, built entirely of newspaper. The Paper House at Pigeon Cove, as it is called, is made of 215 thicknesses of newspaper. According to a 1995 survey, 7 out of 10 British dogs get Christmas gifts from their doting owners.
    • n coving In building, an arch or arched projecture, as when a house is built so as to project over the ground-plot, and the turned projecture is arched with timber, lathed, and plastered.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Coving kō′ving the projection of upper stories over lower: the vertical sides connecting the jambs with the breast of a fireplace.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Cove.

Usage

In literature:

They found Juno, who had been washing herself, waiting for them at the cove, to assist to take up the things.
"Masterman Ready" by Captain Frederick Marryat
We sounded the west end, following the remarks of Horsburgh, and ran for the cove of the Nine-Pin Rock.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Vanslyperken came on deck, where he witnessed the manning of the boats, and their pushing out of the cove.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
He's the kind of old cove I'd like to get real narked and then scoot.
"Some Everyday Folk and Dawn" by Miles Franklin
However, you know that cove yourself.
"The Tyranny of Weakness" by Charles Neville Buck
Surely there's somethin' wrong when a cove that's willin' to work must starve; and there's my wife and child starvin' too.
"Post Haste" by R.M. Ballantyne
Thereafter he went away at full speed to Cove, with his red locks and his huge coat-tails flowing in the breeze.
"Shifting Winds" by R.M. Ballantyne
This cove is a small one, with a narrow strip of sand on its shore.
"Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines" by R.M. Ballantyne
The vessel had increased her distance so much by the time the men reached the cove, that it was impossible to make out what she was.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
That evening they landed within a cove, both vessels being brought as near the shore as possible.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands" by Roger Thompson Finlay
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In poetry:

Failure? While tide-floods rise and boil
Round cape and isle, in port and cove,
Resistless, star-led from above:
What though our tiny wave recoil?
"On The Death of A Certain Journal" by Charles Kingsley
Dat’s de fine cove if dey only know it--
Hard to fin' better on St. Maurice,
Up de reever or down below it,
An' house on de hill only leetle piece.
"Snubbing (Tying-up) The Raft" by William Henry Drummond
W'at is de reason, I lak to know--me--
Ma own leetle cove’s lyin' empty dere,
An' nobody stop till dey go below me,
Snubbin' de raf' on Joe Belair?
"Snubbing (Tying-up) The Raft" by William Henry Drummond
Hard with the furious surge he strove,
His Love and fav'rite harp to save;
Till deep in Crona's sea worn cove,
He bears them safe from storm and wave.
"The Harp. A Legendary Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
My boat is still in the reedy cove
Where the rushes hinder its onward course,
For I care not now if we rest or move
O'er the slumberous tide to the river's source.
"Slack Tide" by Sophie Margaret Hensley
Not'ing lak dat twenty year ago, sir,
W'en voyageurs' comin' from up above,
Dere’s only wan place us feller know, sir,
W'en dey 're goin' ashore, an' dat's de cove.
"Snubbing (Tying-up) The Raft" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

The Annual Redwater Volunteer Fire Department Bass Tournament is Saturday, April 14 at Wright Patman Lake in Sportsman's Cove.
Two lifeguards who attempted to save a woman stranded 50-feet above rocks in Pirate Cove ended up getting rescued by the LA County Sheriff's Malibu Search and Rescue Team Saturday, Oct 27, 2012.
Think Woods Hole or Monterey Bay, and then travel to a six-acre spit of rock that looks out on Hodgkins Cove and Ipswich Bay.
Penn Cove mussels aid in research project .
New retaining wall at Fletcher Cove Park will also commemorate neighbors.
My photos had some success there – my shot of the lighthouse at Peggy's Cove, N.S.
President Theodore Roosevelt's home in Cove Neck.
A visitor fondly recalls the crystal-clear water in deserted coves of the Maddalena archipelago.
Season in and season out, one of the more interesting common plants in our woodlands is sassafras , which may be shrub-like or attain heights of 130 feet as part of the forest canopy in rich cove hardwoods.
Scampi 's Cove: A Lakeside Grill.
I've gotta confess: I thought Scampi 's Cove was going to be an Italian restaurant.
Workers on a barge drill into the Portage Cove sea floor last week.
Eight injured by lightning at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove released from care.
A Visit To Old Lyme's Lord Cove And Whaleback.
A Visit To Old Lyme's Lord Cove And Whaleback .
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In science:

Specifically, we present a 6-regular expander graph graph G, and a rule R, such that GRW with the rule R coves all the edges of G in expected time Ω(n log(n)).
Greedy Random Walk
The quantity COVESτ (d) is the average of the outcomes for group d that are above the τ th covariateadjusted quantile.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
Together, we find that the proposed COVES test greatly outperforms the usual regression tests on the mean differences when the group differences occur at one tail of the distributions.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
The power functions for the COVES test with τ = 0.75 and the t-test from linear regression are shown in Figure 3 with sample sizes up to m = n = 350.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
However, the results show that the COVES test is clearly outperforming the t-test, and the latter would require a trial that is more than double in size.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
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