Hay 2 definiciones de cove en inglés:

cove1

Silabificación: cove

sustantivo

1A small sheltered bay.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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
1.1 dialect A sheltered recess, especially in the side of a mountain.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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 arched molding, especially one formed at the junction of a wall with a ceiling.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
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  • 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 'pigpen, pen'. sense 1 of the noun dates from the late 16th century.

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Palabra del día envenom
Pronunciación: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous

Hay 2 definiciones de cove en inglés:

cove2

Silabificación: cove

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'.