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Protective covering   /prətˈɛktɪv kˈəvərɪŋ/   Listen
Protective covering

noun
1.
A covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury.  Synonyms: protection, protective cover.  "Wax provided protection for the floors"
2.
The tough natural covering of some organisms.






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"Protective covering" Quotes from Famous Books



... the crash rations into small packs. A blanket of the water-resistant, feather-heavy Ozakian spider silk was cut into a protective covering for Vye. That piece of tailoring occupied them until the graying sky permitted them a full picture of the pocket in which the flitter had landed. The dark foliage of the mountain growth was broken here by a ledge of dark-blue stone on ...
— Star Hunter • Andre Alice Norton



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