protective covering


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n protective covering the tough natural covering of some organisms
    • n protective covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury "they had no protection from the fallout","wax provided protection for the floors"
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In literature:

Another object, late in the season, in covering the heads, is to protect them from frost.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
One seems to see a pitcher protected by a wickerwork covering.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
It was covered, as if to protect her, and it had two openings under the cover, toward either of which she could turn her face.
"A Bird-Lover in the West" by Olive Thorne Miller
The patient must be warmly clothed or covered with blankets, and protected from strong winds, rain, and snow.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
The cover is a canvas shelter, perhaps a protection from the blazing sun, but none at all from shell and bullets.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Beds so covered will protect the plants from frost in quite severe weather.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
In return for these services, the King covered them with his protection.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Protect the coil by covering it with thick paper.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
Put a wedge of some kind between the teeth if possible, the handle of a spoon protected by a cloth cover, or a rolled napkin does well.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
A carpet should also cover the steps and walk to protect the ladies' gowns.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke

In news:

Plant a winter cover crop in order to protect soil.
Petrol has introduced the PRC-EX1 transparent rain cover to protect the Sony PMW-EX1 and HVR-Z7 from inclement weather.
At a recent meeting of citizens interested in protecting the historic Knecht's Covered Bridge in Springfield Township, our conversation included the array of signage that.
Pharmaseal Scrubs LLC introduces the Truck- Gard modular protective covers for Class 3 Walkie pallet trucks in all makes and models.
The latest lineup of protective eyewear will keep you covered (literally) from workout to race day.
HSBC said on Monday that it had set aside $1.15 billion to cover potential US fines for money laundering by its Mexican unit and penalties for mis-selling payment protection insurance.
In many cases, insurance companies are now offering cyber- liability coverage that specifically covers data breaches that organizations have to buy separately from general liability or data protection policies.
The new Cam- Lok covers provide a NEMA 3R rated environmental seal that protects against falling rain and sleet when used with a Cam- Lok J-Power receptacle.
A covered nurse trailer designed by Brent Bergquist provides security and protects contents from extreme temperatures.
Apple patent is for light isolating protective cover .
President's House remnants receive protective covering .
Mats & Covers / Protective Covers.
Strawberry farmers cover crops to protect from frost.
Easy-to-build row covers protect your crops from frost and other damage.
It was the third California city in less than a month to seek bankruptcy protection, with officials saying the financial situation had become so dire that it could not cover payroll through the summer.

In science:

Kevlar strength member and covered with a protective sleeve.
The ICECUBE prototype string in AMANDA
The large sides of the Q plates were covered with Tyvek paper, to protect them from damage by the tungsten plates and also to diffuse back the escaping light.
Performance Studies of Prototype II for the CASTOR forward Calorimeter at the CMS Experiment
The effect of Anderson localization then can be used to protect and cover an ob ject if the latter is coated with random layers of non-absorptive materials.
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
All the optics are set on a table with air suspension in a dark room and are fully covered with protection panels forming a nearly closed box.
Design, analysis, and testing of a microdot apodizer for the apodized pupil Lyot coronagraph (Research note). III. Application to extremely large telescopes
The preampliļ¬er boards with packaged scintillator cells were mounted on a 2 mm thick aluminum plate and protected by a 1 mm thick aluminum top cover, forming a robust cassette.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee, April 2011