Meaning of COVERING in English

COVERING

I. ˈkəv-riŋ, ˈkə-və- noun

Date: 14th century

: something that covers or conceals

II. adjective

Date: 1887

: containing explanation of or additional information about an accompanying communication

a covering letter

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.