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 state of being insured; insurance. [PJC]

4. the areas reached by a radio transmission signal, or group of people reached by a communications medium, such as television or a newspaper. [PJC]

5. the range of topics treated in a discourse or document, or the depth to which a subject is discussed; as, a news program may have extensive coverage of an event. ``gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Democratic convention.'' [PJC]

6. the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio of television; as, they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations.

Syn: reporting, reportage. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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