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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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Israel has staged drills for the last three consecutive years, but this is the first time all members of the public have been asked to enter shelters to practise taking cover.
Reece was still taking cover in the hallway when police arrived.
The drill saw school children in 42,000 elementary and high schools nationwide dropping down to the floor and taking cover under their desks before filing to safety outside.
The little soldiers on screen invade a virtual Normandy, taking cover behind rocks and walls as if they were actually taking fire from the German Wehrmacht.
Photographic evidence shows soldiers taking cover beside Land Rover Defenders as they confronted demonstrators, according to reports.
Iraqi security forces traded fire with the attackers in the streets, taking cover behind concrete blocks amid a hail of gunfire.
After evacuating and taking cover, officers can stop and initiate critical incident procedures.
Thanks to the game's developed AI, enemies will fight with increasing sophistication, taking cover and working together to attack and defend, as players progress through the game.