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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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Air raid sirens sounded in the city and residents took cover.
The complainant took cover behind nearby vehicles and no-one was injured during the incident.
I spoke to one young guy on his first tour, who said they were out on patrol when they came under fire and the Taliban looked to see how the soldiers reacted to contact, and documented how the guys took cover and returned fire, then waited six months for another British patrol to come through.
Private Robert McLaren, 20, from Kintra, on Mull, was under intense f ire during a bat t le with insurgents when he took cover in the hut.
Brown's hit squad, I thought to myself, as we called reception and took cover.
They took cover, noted the position and directed civilian and military workers to the nearest shelter.
05am yesterday but the worker took cover behind the counter and the man fled empty-handed.
Ramgarh (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 16 (ANI): The infiltrators responsible for planting an IED that exploded in Jammu and claimed the life of a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday, planted it on the Indian side and took cover on the Pakistani side of the international border.
Locals at a farm where the shots were fired said people took cover in basements to shield themselves from the shelling, Russia's RIA Novosti news agency reported.
Sergeant Espejo threw the individual aside, raised his weapon, and took cover behind concrete pillars.
The officer fled and took cover inside his patrol car, which the men then attacked.
Traders and shoppers took cover in nearby shops, as men were seen running up and down the street.