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Coating definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

COATING, ppr. Covering with a coat; overspreading.
1. A covering, or the act of covering; lorication; any substance spread over for cover or defense; as the coating of a retort or of a vial.
2. Cloth for coats; as, merchants advertise an assortment of coatings.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint" [syn: coating, coat]
2: a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "the boat had a metallic finish"; "he applied a coat of a clear finish"; "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly" [syn: coating, finish, finishing]
3: a heavy fabric suitable for coats
4: the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"; [syn: application, coating, covering]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1768 1. cloth for coats 2. coat, covering

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a thin layer or covering of paint etc. 2 material for making coats.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Coat Coat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coated; p. pr. & vb. n. Coating.] 1. To cover with a coat or outer garment. 2. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Coating Coat"ing, n. 1. A coat or covering; a layer of any substance, as a cover or protection; as, the coating of a retort or vial. 2. Cloth for coats; as, an assortment of coatings.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(coatings) A coating of a substance is a thin layer of it spread over a surface. Under the coating of dust and cobwebs, he discovered a fine French Louis XVI clock. N-COUNT: usu with supp

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Covering, coat, covering or protecting layer.

Moby Thesaurus

blanketing, blocking, blotting out, calcimining, cementwork, chromogen, cloaking, clouding, coat, coat of paint, collop, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, coverage, covering, curtaining, cut, dead-color, deal, disk, distemper, drier, dye, dyestuff, eclipse, eclipsing, enamel, enameling, enveloping, envelopment, enwrapment, enwrapping, exterior paint, facing, feuille, film, flap, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, foil, fold, fresco, fur, gilding, glazing, glossing, ground, hiding, incrustation, interior paint, japanning, lacquer, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, laying on, leaf, mantling, masking, medium, membrane, obduction, obscuring, occultation, opaque color, overlaying, overspreading, paint, painting, pane, panel, pargeting, patina, peel, pellicle, pigment, plait, plank, plasterwork, plate, plating, ply, plywood, prime coat, primer, priming, rasher, revetment, safety glass, scale, screening, scum, sheathing, sheet, shellacking, shielding, shrouding, skin, slab, slat, slice, stain, staining, stippling, stuccowork, superimposition, superposition, table, tablet, tempera, thinner, tinction, tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, upholstering, upholstery, varnish, varnishing, vehicle, veiling, veneer, wafer, wash, wash coat, whitewashing, wrapping


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