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COVERT, BARON. A wife; so called, from her being under the cover or protection of her husband, baron or lord.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Vascular brain injuries, both overt and covert, are more frequently being detected, recognized and prevented through research funded by our Institute and CIHR.
Model-based covert timing channels typically consider i.i.d.
Covert action usually raises a host of issues including, but not limited to, blowback, plausibility of deniability, and attribution.
At a smidge under an inch and a half in diameter, any suppressor wrap will fit over your TBA Covert Ti and knock down the mirage produced by lots of shooting.
Van Horenbeeck [12] implemented a tool Wondjina that creates a bidirectional covert channel using the HTTP ETag and If-None-Match header fields, which allows a client to verify whether its local cached copy is still current.
This capability allows a single OVD foil already bearing overt and semi-covert laser image to offer all three categories of security features--overt, semi-covert and covert. In addition, it is my opinion that the semi-covert security of a hologram can be achieved by design better than by laser images, whose value under wrapping film will be reduced (without time-consuming and destructive opening of packs).
Section 3 gives the covert agent model and the procedure of training the model.
Recently, a wireless covert channel based on dirty constellation is proposed which modulates the secret information bits into constellation errors around the normal constellation points [6].
In this particular case, the prosecution claimed that Ayyash brought both his covert yellow phone and his personal device to Harouf.
'Oh, the new owner of my house in California is one of Adam Sandler's friends, Allen Covert. He has appeared in almost all of Adam's movies,' she said.
According to the company, Covert will continue to serve as CFO until after the filing of the company's 2016 annual report with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the appointment of a successor CFO.