Noun(1) a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute(2) (nautical, rope or chain(3) burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
Verb(1) cover as if with a shroud(2) form a cover like a shroud(3) wrap in a shroud
(1) they operate behind a shroud of secrecy(2) Her burial shroud was tattered and ripped, her feet were stripped to the bone and a disgusting, black tongue wriggled around in her mouth.(3) The foulness of the air was a palpable thing, a reek that stunned and then settled upon the senses, a weapon and then a shroud .(4) Fujita cites a case two years ago when around 1,000 unskilled workers were hired by the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant to replace a core shroud in one of the plant's reactors.(5) a shroud of mist(6) The two men run to the tomb, find it empty, with the shroud and head cloth lying there separately, and, astonished, they return to their dwelling.(7) The guards ceased fire and looked up, they were momentarily blinded by the thin mist of steam but that didn't stop them from firing blindly out of the shroud of steam.(8) The body is washed and wrapped in a shroud , then cloth, and then sometimes a felt rug.(9) The morning sunshine gave way to a sombre shroud of grey clouds, which threatened rain but failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the boisterous crowd.(10) There is a protective shroud on top between the heatsink and the fan, which has a round opening to allow the air to get to the fins of the cooler from the fan.(11) She turned the knob and was enveloped in a shroud of fetid air as the door swung open.(12) Atop the external tank would sit a rocket stage and a 40-ton automated cargo lander covered by a streamlined shroud .(13) If these happen to be the weaknesses that the team officials have been talking about, I wonder why did they prefer to wrap them in a shroud of secrecy.(14) The Ihram, the two unstitched pieces of white cloth that replace dress for men, reminds us of the burial shroud .(15) Nevertheless, the image is believed by many to be a negative image of the crucified Christ and the shroud is believed to be his burial shroud .(16) The clouds above formed a cloak of black, like a funeral shroud being shed over the battlefield.