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Covering may refer to:
- In topology:
- In graph theory:
- Vertex cover – a set of vertices incident on every edge
- Edge cover – a set of edges incident on every vertex
- Covering graph – a graph related to another graph via a covering map
- cycle double cover, a family of cycles that includes every edge exactly twice
- clique cover, a family of cliques that includes every vertex
- path cover, a family of paths that includes every vertex
- biclique cover, a family of complete bipartite graphs that includes every edge
- Covering code, where every word is close to some codeword
- Covering lemma in set theory (specifically large cardinal theory)
- Covering number of a metric space, the minimum number of smaller balls needed to cover a unit ball
- Covering problems, computational tasks of finding a small family of sets whose union is a given set
- Covering set, in number theory, a set of prime numbers dividing all the elements of a sequence of numbers
- Window covering
- Covering a base
- Hat, head covering
- Cover versions, recording or performance by musicians of other artists' songs
- In the world of opera, acting as an understudy for singers of leading roles
- Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights, a book by Kenji Yoshino on legal inequality
- All pages beginning with "Covering"
- All pages with titles containing "Covering"
- Coverage (disambiguation)
- Couverture (disambiguation)
- Cover (disambiguation)
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