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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

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cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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If Google boss Eric Schmidt breaks cover for a trip to Downing Street today, the Prime Minister will have a great opportunity to tell him what the UK thinks of freeloading companies.
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The new top of the range Mitsubishi L200 Animal Cab III, from the UK's best selling pride of double and single Cab pick-up models, breaks cover this month.