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cove1

Saltos de línea: cove
Pronunciación: /kəʊv
 
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sustantivo

1A small sheltered bay.
Example sentences
  • Be bold and take some time to explore some of the sheltered coves and quiet bays that can be found at a spot near you.
  • The best way to get around the sheltered coves and hidden bays is either on a moped or by boat.
  • They can be found in the more sheltered coves along the west coast, including those on Achill.
Sinónimos
bay, inlet, indentation, fjord, natural harbour, anchorage;
Scottish (sea) loch;
Irish lough
1.1 dialect A sheltered recess among hills or in the side of a mountain.
Example sentences
  • All they found was a small knapsack of books that he had been going to give out when he arrived at the mountain cove.
  • Biologists exploring one sheltered cove collected about 268 plant species.
  • The trees are rarely as majestic as some of those found in the coves of the Appalachian Mountains.
2 Architecture A concave arch or arched moulding, especially one formed at the junction of a wall with a ceiling.
Example sentences
  • Accessories such as moldings, cornices, coves and miters are also available.
  • Ceiling coves were added to help capture and soften the area's reverberation.
  • She walked over to the large wardrobe that lined the wall between the cove and the windows.

verbo

[with object] (usually as adjective coved) Architecture Volver al principio  
Provide (a room, ceiling, etc.) with a cove: the mosques are rounded into domes and coved roofs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To the left, off the hall, is a large open plan drawing/dining room with a coved ceiling and fitted wall lights.
  • Double doors separate two rooms, both with antique-style fireplaces, high coved ceilings and timber floors.
  • The room is furnished with a cast-iron fireplace with tiled inset and mahogany surround and has both a dado rail and coved ceiling.

Origen

Old English cofa 'chamber, cave', of Germanic origin; related to German Koben 'pigsty, pen'. sense 1 of the noun dates from the late 16th century.

Words that rhyme with cove

behove, clove, dove, drove, fauve, grove, interwove, Jove, mauve, rove, shrove, stove, strove, trove, wove

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cove2

Saltos de línea: cove
Pronunciación: /kəʊv
 
/

sustantivo

British informal , dated
A man: he is a perfectly amiable cove
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Last night the man took one final comment from a man in the front row, an intellectual-looking cove in a smart suit.
  • Rumpole is an amiable old cove.
  • Captain, he called himself; looked more like a cove in gent's clothes, if you ask me.

Origen

mid 16th century: perhaps from Romany kova 'thing or person'.

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