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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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With numerous divisions covering the waterfront from pharmaceuticals to robotics to managed care to the hospital sector, the company has gone through several cycles of acquisition-fueled growth in the past two decades.
Yet his selection of targets is so telling that it is easy to forget he is not covering the waterfront so much as provoking a sorely needed attention to aesthetics in politics.