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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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The individual is allowed to put his or her own head covering back on after the inspection is complete,'" the new rule states.
"It has already gone out to tender and the works will be undertaken probably from mid January to put the roof structure and covering back on."
Sale's Charlie Hodgson covering back against Biarritz