Meaning of COAT in English

COAT

transcription, транскрипция: [ koʊt ]

( coats, coating, coated)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A coat is a piece of clothing with long sleeves which you wear over your other clothes when you go outside.

He turned off the television, put on his coat and walked out.

N-COUNT

2.

An animal’s coat is the fur or hair on its body.

Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs’ and horses’ coats.

N-COUNT : usu with poss

3.

If you coat something with a substance or in a substance, you cover it with a thin layer of the substance.

Coat the fish with seasoned flour.

VERB : V n with/in n

• coat‧ed

TV pictures showed a dying bird coated with oil...

Dip the pieces so they are completely coated.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , ADJ with/in n , adv ADJ

4.

A coat of paint or varnish is a thin layer of it on a surface.

The front door needs a new coat of paint...

N-COUNT : oft N of n

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