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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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On Friday we got snow all right, but now it fell all day and covered tracks quickly.
The ballad is runner-up in the first annual list of the most covered tracks, compiled by the Performing Rights Society.
All the buildings are equipped with covered tracks and each track can cater to procedures for two cars at the same time, that would smoothen traffic flow and reduce waiting time during peak hours.