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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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Facing a split-second, life-and-death situation, Deputy Frank Huber took cover and instead of firing his own gun, began negotiating with the gunman.
I remember we took cover behind a tank which was out of action.
It was going at full speed toward the building, we knew it was a suicide bomber, so we took cover.
As I took cover well out of range, I was not surprised to see water seeping from several of the abused cavities' o-rings.
I took cover in a foxhole, but then had to flee with the government soldiers through the bush under very heavy incoming fire," Watson remembers.
When the Dosters opened fire, the robbers took cover behind the store's meat case and shot back at the couple, to no avail.
Franchetti's March 30 account in The Times (UK) continues: "About 100 marines jumped out of their vehicles and took cover in ditches, pointing their sights at a mud-caked house.
While many of us might have been tempted to pick it up and give it a good shake, ex-Royal Engineer Ray Hudd took cover and called the police.
Interestingly, the letter informing us of the BSA decision took cover behind "the national religious organizations with the three largest scout memberships: United Methodist, Latter Day Saints, and Roman Catholic.
The two men took cover after hearing a shot, police said.
A number of shots were heard from the building and the eight-strong patrol took cover before the man, carrying a handgun, emerged from round the corner of the building.
The surprised suspects opened fire on the incoming cops, who took cover in time; however a retaliatory fire hit them both", he added.