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Meanings of Couths:

adjective

Cultured, refined, and well mannered.

Usage examples:

It is more couth to hold your shrimp genteelly by the tail when eating
noun

Good manners; refinement.

Usage examples:

He has no couth, no brains and doesn't know the meaning of the word diplomacy

Meanings of Couthy:

adjective

(of a person) warm and friendly.

Usage examples:

It's certainly a different take on these couthie characters who are rooted in the past.

Couture

kuːˈtjʊər

Meanings of Couture:

noun

The design and manufacture of fashionable clothes to a client's specific requirements and measurements.

Usage examples:

Designer ready-to-wear has taken over from couture as the focus of interest

Couturier

kuːˈtjʊə.ri.eɪ

Meanings of Couturier:

noun

A fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client's specific requirements and measurements.

Usage examples:

Clothes of luxurious fabrics, cut by top couturiers to fit them to perfection

Couturiere

kuːˈtjʊərɪɛː

Meanings of Couturiere:

noun

A female couturier.

Usage examples:

Jack's aunt minnie's a swell old gal, and, more to the point, as ‘roberta,’ the most fashionable co…

Couturieres

kuːˈtjʊərɪɛː

Meanings of Couturieres:

noun

A female couturier.

Couturiers

kuːˈtjʊə.ri.eɪ

Meanings of Couturiers:

noun

A fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client's specific requirements and measurements.

Usage examples:

Clothes of luxurious fabrics, cut by top couturiers to fit them to perfection

Couvade

kuːˈvɑːd

Meanings of Couvade:

noun

The custom in some cultures in which a man takes to his bed and goes through certain rituals when his child is being born, as though he were physically affected by the birth.

Usage examples:

The only known cure for couvade is - birth.

Couvert

kuːˈvɛː

Meanings of Couvert:

noun

Another term for cover (sense 5 of the noun).

Meanings of Covalently:

adverb

In a way that involves two atoms sharing one or more pairs of electrons that hold them together

Usage examples:

Carbon dioxide is a chemical compound composed of two oxygen atoms covalently bonded to a single ca…

Covariance

kəʊˈvɛːrɪəns

Meanings of Covariance:

noun

The property of a function of retaining its form when the variables are linearly transformed.

Usage examples:

The matrix formulation of the model produces an estimate that can be easily transformed into geneti…

Covariant

kəʊˈvɛːrɪənt

Meanings of Covariant:

noun

A function of the coefficients and variables of a given function which is invariant under a linear transformation except for a factor equal to a power of the determinant of the transformation.

Usage examples:

One-way analysis of covariance, with pretest scores as covariants, were used when tests for homogen…
adjective

Changing in such a way that mathematical interrelations with another simultaneously changing quantity or set of quantities remain unchanged.

Usage examples:

The special theory of relativity is notorious for positing laws that turn what we thought were inva…

Covariate

ˌkəʊˈveər.i.ət

Meanings of Covariate:

noun

An independent variable that can influence the outcome of a given statistical trial, but which is not of direct interest.

Covariates

kəʊˈvɛːrɪət

Meanings of Covariates:

noun

An independent variable that can influence the outcome of a given statistical trial, but which is not of direct interest.

Covariation

ˌkəʊvɛːrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Covariation:

noun

Correlated variation.

Usage examples:

How can we account for such genetic variation and covariation of traits within the present framework?

Cove

kəʊv

Meanings of Cove:

noun

A small sheltered bay.

Usage examples:

Be bold and take some time to explore some of the sheltered coves and quiet bays that can be found …

Coved

kəʊvd

Meanings of Coved:

adjective

Having a concave arch or arches; vaulted.

Usage examples:

The mosques are rounded into domes and coved roofs

Meanings of Covelline:

noun

Another term for covellite.

Meanings of Covellite:

noun

A blue mineral consisting of copper sulphide, typically occurring as a coating on other copper minerals.

Usage examples:

Generally associated minerals included other silver amalgams, covellite, and pyrite.

Meanings of Coven:

noun

A group or meeting of witches.

Usage examples:

On the first day of spring in 1996, our local newspaper ran an article about a local coven of witch…

Covenant

ˈkʌv.ən.ənt

Meanings of Covenant:

noun

An agreement.

Usage examples:

There was a covenant between them that her name was never to be mentioned
verb

Agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.

Usage examples:

The landlord covenants to repair the property

Covenanted

ˈkʌv.ən.ənt

Meanings of Covenanted:

verb

Agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.

Usage examples:

The landlord covenants to repair the property
noun

An agreement.

Usage examples:

There was a covenant between them that her name was never to be mentioned

Meanings of Covenanter:

noun

(in 17th-century scotland) an adherent of the national covenant (1638) or of the solemn league and covenant (1643), upholding the organization of the scottish presbyterian church.

Usage examples:

Drawn from all parts of scotland and all sections of society, covenanters subscribed to the nationa…

Covenanting

ˈkʌv.ən.ənt

Meanings of Covenanting:

verb

Agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.

Usage examples:

The landlord covenants to repair the property
noun

An agreement.

Usage examples:

There was a covenant between them that her name was never to be mentioned

Meanings of Covenantor:

noun

A person who enters a formal agreement, contract, or promise in writing.

Usage examples:

The original covenantor is no longer in possession of the land

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