• Coving Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cove
  2. (n.) A cove or series of coves, as the concaved surface under the overhang of a projecting upper story.
  3. (n.) The splayed jambs of a flaring fireplace.

• Cove Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A member, whose section is a concave curve, used especially with regard to an inner roof or ceiling, as around a skylight.
  2. (n.) A retired nook; especially, a small, sheltered inlet, creek, or bay; a recess in the shore.
  3. (n.) A strip of prairie extending into woodland; also, a recess in the side of a mountain.
  4. (v. t.) To brood, cover, over, or sit over, as birds their eggs.
  5. (n.) A boy or man of any age or station.
  6. (v. t.) To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove.
  7. (n.) A concave molding.