coverage


coverage
/kuv"euhr ij, kuv"rij/, n.
1. Insurance. protection provided against risks or a risk, often as specified: Does the coverage include flood damage?
2. Journalism. the reporting and subsequent publishing or broadcasting of news: The World Series receives international coverage.
3. the extent to which something is covered.
4. the area, groups, or number of persons served or reached by a newspaper, radio or television station, advertising campaign, business, etc.; market.
5. Radio and Television. the area within the broadcasting range of a station or network, usually calculated by the number of owners of radio or television receivers.
6. Finance. the value of funds held to back up or meet liabilities.
7. Photog. See covering power.
[1910-15, Amer.; COVER + -AGE]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Coverage — may refer to: Contents 1 Filmmaking 2 Media and journalism 3 Music …   Wikipedia

  • coverage — cov·er·age / kə və rij/ n 1: protection or indemnification by an insurance policy the policy provides extensive coverage against burglary 2: a risk assumed by the terms of an insurance contract the policy lists four coverage s: liability, medical …   Law dictionary

  • Coverage — Cov er*age, n. 1. the range of items covered. Coverage may be small ({narrow coverage}], or large ({broad coverage} or {wide coverage}). [PJC] 2. The aggregate of risks covered by the terms of a contract of insurance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coverage — ist ein Vektor Datenformat. Die Firma ESRI entwickelte dieses Format ursprünglich 1981 für ihr GIS Programm ArcInfo. Das Coverage zugrunde liegende Modell enthält innerhalb einer Ordnerstruktur (Feature Dataset) verschiedene Geometrietypen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • coverage — mid 15c., charge for a booth at a fair, from COVER (Cf. cover) + AGE (Cf. age). Reintroduced 1912, Amer.Eng., in insurance …   Etymology dictionary

  • coverage — ► NOUN ▪ the extent to which something is covered …   English terms dictionary

  • coverage — ☆ coverage [kuv′ər ij ] n. 1. the amount, extent, etc. covered by something 2. Football the defensive tactics of a defender or a defensive team against a passing play 3. Insurance all the risks covered by an insurance policy 4. Journalism the… …   English World dictionary

  • coverage — See: fixed charge coverage ratio * * * coverage cov‧er‧age [ˈkʌvrɪdʒ] noun [uncountable] 1. TELECOMMUNICATIONS the area served by a broadcaster or mobile phone company: • one 2 one now has nationwide coverage with its network …   Financial and business terms

  • coverage — noun 1 reporting of news/sports ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extensive, massive ▪ There s been massive television coverage of the World Cup. ▪ around the clock (esp. AmE), non stop, roun …   Collocations dictionary

  • coverage — n. insurance 1) to provide coverage for 2) comprehensive, full coverage reporting 3) to receive coverage 4) complete, extensive, full, wide coverage (the story received wide coverage) 5) live; television coverage * * * [ kʌv(ə)rɪdʒ] extensive… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • coverage — cov|er|age [ˈkʌvərıdʒ] n [U] 1.) when a subject or event is reported on television or radio, or in newspapers media/press etc coverage ▪ The allegations received widespread media coverage. ▪ live coverage of the match (=the match is broadcast at… …   Dictionary of contemporary English