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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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Later, another team took cover and killed the third terrorist.
A CTD Multan Team raided above mentioned place and warned terrorists to surrender.The terrorists, however, resorted to firing at the raiding party and divided into two groups.The CTD team took cover and retaliated in self defence.
Summary: In the wake of the circus that was the municipal elections, during which we endured tensions and took cover as politicians engaged in their signature mudslinging for a month, we'd like to say that all of Lebanon is finally being afforded a carnival of enjoyment and relaxation with the advent of the Euro 2016 tournament.
But even thrillseeker Katie took cover, under a pink mac, on the wet and wild Storm Surge ride.
About 50 people took cover in Cooktown's cyclone shelter as the storm passed over, according to the Australian Associated Press.
Because of the drizzle, they took cover under newspapers, pamphlets and even polythene bags.
They took cover some 200m away and when police arrived to remove the debris, one of them triggered the bomb by tugging on a fishing line.
SOCIETY bride the Hon Alice Beaumont took cover under an umbrella as she left Hexham Abbey with her new husband Richard Maxey.
The officer took cover and sought assistance from other Oakridge officers, Oregon State Police and the Lane County Sheriff's Office after he heard a single gunshot fired inside the home, police said.
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.