Textual thesaurus for "covering"

(noun) application, coating

the work of applying something

the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine; a complete bleach requires several applications; the surface was ready for a coating of paint;

(noun) masking, screening, cover

the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

(noun) cover, natural covering

a natural object that covers or envelops

under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover