Meaning of COVERING in English

COVERING

/ ˈkʌvərɪŋ; NAmE / noun

1.

a layer of sth that covers sth else :

a thick covering of snow on the ground

2.

a layer of material such as carpet or wallpaper , used to cover, decorate and protect floors, walls, etc. :

floor / wall coverings

3.

a piece of material that covers sth :

He pulled the plastic covering off the dead body.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.