cover the field

cover the field

To be thorough and comprehensive in what is presented or dealt with. This thesis will attempt to cover the field of English Law from 1950 to the present.
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cover the field

Also, cover the territory or waterfront . Be comprehensive. For example, The review course will cover the field very well, or Bob's new assignment really covers the territory, or The superintendent's speech covered the waterfront on the drug problem. These expressions all employ the verb cover in the sense of "extend over" or "include," a usage dating from the late 1700s, with the nouns ( field, ground, territory, waterfront) each meaning "whole area."
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According to details, traffic wardens are working as duty officers on various check posts of the city, however, now they are being appointed on different points to cover the field work in view of lack of traffic wardens for general duty.
Six lengths would cover the field You mean six lengths cover the field.
I figured the Germans would cover the field with flat
Multiple scanners are aligned both to cover the field of view and to meet measurement specifications.
ATLANTA -- AirDefense, the innovator that launched the wireless LAN security market, today announced the allowance of two fundamental and earliest dated patents that comprehensively cover the field of wireless intrusion protection - "Actively defending a wireless LAN against attacks" (US 20030233567) and "Wireless LAN dynamic channel change with honeypot trap" (US 20030219008).
We entered him in the QEII to cover the field, if you like; in the same way, he'll have an entry for the Champion Stakes at Newmarket, and the Arc.
Cahners said the magazine will also cover the field of e-commerce services, a sector whose spending will reach $48 billion in 2002.
The event features keynotes and presentations from business leaders, including Knowledge Work and Productivity at Capital One, business leaders from such organizations as JP Morgan Chase and IBM, as well as Basex analysts who cover the field.
The pounds 2 stake ensures that no syndicate can cover the field-even to cover the field for a recent Saturday's very attractive small-field Scoop6 would cost you more than pounds 100,000.
The conference focuses on how companies are deploying collaborative solutions to increase productivity, lower costs, and harness intellectual capital, and features a keynote by Robert Kahn, the co-inventor of TCP/IP, plus business leaders from organizations including IBM, Factiva, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, Marsh & McLennan and the United States Navy, as well as Basex analysts who cover the field.
at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York, are exclusive, press-only technology showcases featuring dozens of the biggest names in technology, and draw hundreds of the leading press and analysts who cover the field.
It will be an exclusive, press- and analyst-only showcase featuring consumer technology leaders and is expected to draw hundreds of the leading press and analysts who cover the field.
Osiris' issued patents cover the field, including the human MSC itself from any starting material, gene-modified MSCs, therapeutic methods, ex vivo differentiation compositions and methods, production and assay reagents.
The Stanford patents cover the field of Public Key cryptography, a security technique that ensures privacy, authentication and the integrity of electronic information.
Arakis is currently arranging the project finance to cover the field development and pipeline costs.