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Clothing vs. Covering — What's the Difference?

Clothing vs. Covering — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Clothing and Covering

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Clothing

Clothing (also known as clothes, apparel, and attire) are items worn on the body. Typically, clothing is made of fabrics or textiles, but over time it has included garments made from animal skin and other thin sheets of materials and natural products found in the environment, put together.

Covering

Something that covers, so as to protect or conceal.

Clothing

Clothes considered as a group; wearing apparel.

Covering

Present participle of cover

Clothing

A covering.
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Covering

(countable) That which covers or conceals; a cover; something spread or laid over or wrapped about another.

Clothing

Present participle of clothe

Covering

(uncountable) Action of the verb to cover.

Clothing

Any of a wide variety of articles, usually made of fabrics, animal hair, animal skin, or some combination thereof, used to cover the human body for warmth, to preserve modesty, or for fashion.
You should wear warm clothing when it is cold outside.
All but two pieces of clothing came out of the washing machine stained.
A poncho is an item of clothing used by many people in Latin America.
A shirt is an article of clothing that covers the torso and arms.

Covering

(topology) A continuous map onto a topological space X, \pi : E \rightarrow X, such that there exists a discrete space D and for every x \in X an open neighborhood U \subset X, such that \pi^{-1}(U)= \displaystyle \bigsqcup_{d \in D} V_d and \pi|_{V_d}:V_d \rightarrow U is a homeomorphism for every d \in D .

Clothing

An act or instance of putting clothes on.
The clothing and unclothing of the idols was of special significance.

Covering

Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.
Noah removed the covering of the ark.
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold.
A covering over the well's mouth.

Clothing

(obsolete) The art or process of making cloth.

Covering

A natural object that covers or envelops;
Under a covering of dust
The fox was flushed from its cover

Clothing

A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

Covering

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

Clothing

Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.
From others he shall stand in need of nothing,Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing.
As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth.

Covering

The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it;
The cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

Clothing

The art of process of making cloth.
Instructing [refugees] in the art of clothing.

Covering

The act of protecting something by covering it

Clothing

A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

Covering

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

Clothing

See Card clothing, under 3d Card.

Clothing

A covering designed to be worn on a person's body

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