Synonyms for (noun) covering

covering, 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;

LESS SPECIFIC: manual labor, manual labour


the act of protecting something by covering it

LESS SPECIFIC: protection

masking, screening, cover, covering

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

the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

LESS SPECIFIC: hiding, concealing, concealment


an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

LESS SPECIFIC: artefact, artifact

cover, covering, natural covering

a natural object that covers or envelops

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

LESS SPECIFIC: natural object