Definition of cover sheet in English:

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cover sheet


1A page sent as the first page of a fax transmission, identifying the sender, number of pages, etc.
Example sentences
  • Not unlike a fax cover sheet, the first page of a legal document typically contains only metadata.
  • We got a fax which says that there are 54 pages, plus a cover sheet.
  • It is the first item on the index and the first page behind the cover sheet.
2A page placed before a manuscript or report, typically with the name of the author, title of the book or report, and date.
Example sentences
  • We also attach a cover sheet to each autopsy report that contains color images.
  • They were to write reports about their target and include photographs, maps and a cover sheet.
  • On the cover sheet the hearing dates were in fact 22nd and 23rd January 2002.
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