Meaning of -COATED in English

-COATED

1.

~ combines with colour adjectives such as ‘white’ and ‘red’, or words for types of coat like ‘fur’, to form adjectives that describe someone as wearing a certain sort of coat.

At the top of the stairs stood the white~ doctors.

COMB in ADJ: ADJ n

2.

~ combines with names of substances such as ‘sugar’ and ‘plastic’ to form adjectives that describe something as being covered with a thin layer of that substance.

...chocolate~ sweets.

...plastic~ wire.

COMB in ADJ

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