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noun as in covering

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So if you do see a shroud down the hallway, you might not want to run.

Dyar views VERITAS as one of a three-part campaign that would ideally peel back the planet’s yellow shroud—an orbiter, an atmospheric probe, and a lander.

Like most small drones, it integrates automatic obstacle avoidance and uses propeller shrouds to protect both the blades themselves and any objects, persons, or pets that might otherwise encounter them.

While in cruise flight, it pivots so that the propeller shrouds become wing-like, giving the craft an aerodynamic boost as it flies more like a fixed-wing aircraft than a helicopter.

Clouds of sulfuric acid shroud the surface from space-based observation, and the extreme heat and pressure destroy most electronics and landing gear in a very short time.

The shawl, we learn, weaves its way through Mexican life, from its use as a baby carrier to a shroud used to bury the dead.

People touched the yellow feather shroud, singing “Indian Red” as the transfer of the coffin to the vehicle was done.

They buried us without shroud or coffin And in August ... the barley grew up out of our grave.

The most famous ones are the Mandylion of Edessa, the Veronica and the Shroud of Turin.

Answering these questions we may come to know ourselves a little better, as well as the Shroud.

She telegraphed to her servants to strip her house of its summer shroud, and returned early on the day of his choice.

A great white shroud covered the corpse, closely outlining some of its contours.

This shroud was almost completely eaten away at one end, and left one of the feet visible.

Ward pulled the shroud back, revealing a horribly mangled body.

Wrapped in their fiery vesture and shroud of flame, they yet exulted in their glorious victory.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shroud, such as: cloak, pall, veil, cerecloth, cerement, and cerements.

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