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Covering vs. Bark

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Coveringnoun

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

Barkverb

(intransitive) To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs (said of animals, especially dogs).

‘The neighbour's dog is always barking.’; ‘The seal barked as the zookeeper threw fish into its enclosure.’;

Coveringnoun

(uncountable) Action of the verb to cover.

Barkverb

(intransitive) To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.

Coveringnoun

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.’;

Barkverb

(transitive) To speak sharply.

‘The sergeant barked an order.’;

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Coveringnoun

a natural object that covers or envelops;

‘under a covering of dust’; ‘the fox was flushed from its cover’;

Barkverb

To strip the bark from; to peel.

Coveringnoun

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

Barkverb

To abrade or rub off any outer covering from.

‘to bark one’s heel’;

Coveringnoun

the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it;

‘the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft’;

Barkverb

To girdle.

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Coveringnoun

the act of protecting something by covering it

Barkverb

To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark.

‘bark the roof of a hut’;

Coveringnoun

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’;

Barknoun

The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog, a fox, and some other animals.

Barknoun

(figuratively) An abrupt loud vocal utterance.

Barknoun

The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree.

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Barknoun

(medicine) Peruvian bark or Jesuit's bark, the bark of the cinchona from which quinine is produced.

Barknoun

Hard candy made in flat sheets, for instance out of chocolate, peanut butter, toffee or peppermint.

Barknoun

The crust formed on barbecued meat that has had a rub applied to it.

Barknoun

The envelopment or outer covering of anything.

Barknoun

(obsolete) A small sailing vessel, e.g. a pinnace or a fishing smack; a rowing boat or barge.

Barknoun

(poetic) A sailing vessel or boat of any kind.

Barknoun

(nautical) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged.

Barkverb

To strip the bark from; to peel.

Barkverb

To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel.

Barkverb

To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3.

Barkverb

To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut.

Barkverb

To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; - said of some animals, but especially of dogs.

Barkverb

To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.

‘They bark, and say the Scripture maketh heretics.’; ‘Where there is the barking of the belly, there no other commands will be heard, much less obeyed.’;

Barknoun

The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals.

Barknoun

Formerly, any small sailing vessel, as a pinnace, fishing smack, etc.; also, a rowing boat; a barge. Now applied poetically to a sailing vessel or boat of any kind.

Barknoun

A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged.

Barknoun

tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants

Barknoun

a noise resembling the bark of a dog

Barknoun

a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts

Barknoun

the sound made by a dog

Barkverb

speak in an unfriendly tone;

‘She barked into the dictaphone’;

Barkverb

cover with bark

Barkverb

remove the bark of a tree

Barkverb

make barking sounds;

‘The dogs barked at the stranger’;

Barkverb

tan (a skin) with bark tannins

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