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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The work of applying something; A thin layer covering something; A heavy fabric suitable for outerwear; A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance).

Usage examples (39)
  • The surface was ready for a coating of paint
  • Noun : a new fur coat; a coat for formal wear. ,That wall needs another coat of paint
  • Verb (used with object) : He coated the wall with paint. The furniture was coated with dust. ,Heat the mixture until it coats a spoon. The boy was coated with mud from...
  • Add some cornstarch to the flour used in coating the steak. for more
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