Umbrella

Noun

  • Cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun.

    "Quick, grab that umbrella before you get rained on!"

  • The main body of a jellyfish, excluding the tentacles.

    "Jellyfish are composed of more than 90% water and most of their umbrella mass is made up of gelatinous material."

  • Something that covers a wide range of concepts, purposes, groups, etc.

    "The test facility was established under the umbrella of the company's quality program."

  • Generally, anything that provides protection.

    "The fighters provide a defensive air umbrella over the battle group."

Verb

  • To move like a sea jelly.
  • To form the dome shape of an open umbrella.
  • To cover or protect, as if by an umbrella.

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