Meaning of COAT in English
(~s, ~ing, ~ed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A ~ 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 ~ and walked out.
An animal’s ~ is the fur or hair on its body.
Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs’ and horses’ ~s.
N-COUNT: usu with poss
If you ~ 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
TV pictures showed a dying bird ~ed with oil...
ADJ: v-link ADJ, ADJ with/in n, adv ADJ
A ~ of paint or varnish is a thin layer of it on a surface.
The front door needs a new ~ of paint...
N-COUNT: oft N of n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012