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Definition 1: the tough natural covering of some organisms - [noun denoting animal]

(protective covering is a kind of ...) any covering for the body or a body part

(... is a kind of protective covering ) tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

(... is a kind of protective covering ) large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake

(... is a kind of protective covering ) hard plate or element of the exoskeleton of some arthropods

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a shield-like plate on the front of an insect's head

Definition 2: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where protective covering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they had no protection from the fallout
  • wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms for protective covering in the sense of this definition

(protective covering is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering made of metal and used in combat

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering that protects an inside surface

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering worn over the face

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering of rotting vegetable matter spread to reduce evaporation and soil erosion

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame

"they put screens in the windows for protection against insects" "a metal screen protected the observers"

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight

"they used umbrellas as shades" "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering that provides protection from the weather

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering or structure

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering over or beside a wheel to protect the upper part of a vehicle from splashes of mud

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering for an injured thumb

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective ornamental covering for a lamp, used to screen a light bulb from direct view

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

"there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars" "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases

(... is a kind of protective covering ) holds loose papers or magazines

(... is a kind of protective covering ) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

"the book had a leather binding"

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports

(... is a kind of protective covering ) something serving as a cover or protection

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a covering (plate or mat) that protects the surface of a table (i.e., from the condensation on a cold glass or bottle)

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering consisting of a wooden frame with a glass top in which small plants are protected from the cold

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective cover that protects the face of a watch

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a removable plastic protective covering for a piece of equipment

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component)

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering that protects the outside of a building

(... is a kind of protective covering ) the hinged protective covering that protects the keyboard of a piano when it is not being played

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a flat protective covering (on a door or wall etc) to prevent soiling by dirty fingers

(... is a kind of protective covering ) a protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry

(... is a kind of protective covering ) protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side

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