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Cover or covers may refer to:

Packaging, science and technology[edit]


Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]




Extended plays[edit]

Other uses in music[edit]

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


Deception and concealment[edit]

  • Cover (telecommunications), a communications concealment technique
  • Cover, something fake used in a cover-up
  • Non-official cover, the identity assumed by an operative who takes a covert role in an organization without official ties to the government
  • Official cover, the identity assumed by an operative who takes a position in an organization with diplomatic ties


  • Cover (algebra), the concept of an algebraic structure that maps onto another structure in structure-preserving fashion
  • Cover (topology), the mathematical concept of a collection of sets whose union contains each set as a subset
  • Cover, in database theory, an equivalent set of constraints
  • Cover, a pair in the covering relation of a partially ordered set, or the greater element in such a pair
  • Covering group (universal / double), a covering space with group structure, common in theoretical physics
  • Covering space, in the theory of Riemann surfaces and topology
  • Good cover (algebraic topology), an open topological cover such that all open sets in the cover and all intersections of finitely many open sets are contractible


  • Cover (military), anything which is capable of physically protecting an individual from enemy fire
  • Cover: Uniform, a military term for any type of uniform hat, as in:
    • Campaign cover or campaign hat, a broad-brimmed felt or straw hat, with a high crown, pinched symmetrically at the four corners
    • Utility cover also known as the utility cap and eight-pointed cover, the United States Marine Corps cap, worn with their utility uniform


  • Cover (cricket), a region of the field with respect to the batsman in cricket
  • Cover 2, a class of defensive play in American football
  • To cover, in sports betting a favorite to win by more than the game's point spread

Other uses[edit]

  • Cover, or covers, the top layer of bedding
  • Cover, to mate animals, e.g., a stallion covers a mare
  • Cover, the seating capacity for one person in a restaurant
  • Slipcover, protective cover that may be slipped off and on a piece of upholstered furniture

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