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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.

cover

cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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I thought their organisation as a group, as a unit, you had Nathaniel Clyne coming in who's a top defender anyway, very rarely gets beaten, super quick, his covering positions for a young defender is outstanding.
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We'll keep drilling in what we want defensively from him, his one on one play and covering positions and I have no doubt that it won't be long before we see a really top-class acquisition.
Carsten Kengeter, head of UBS's investment bank, did an 'excellent job' in covering positions after the crisis , Villiger said.
He got himself into some great covering positions and seemed to be everywhere.