Meaning of COAT in English

COAT

I.

noun

1 piece of clothing

ADJECTIVE

▪ long

▪ short

▪ three-quarter length

▪ heavy , thick

▪ light

▪ winter

▪ waterproof

▪ fur-trimmed

▪ fur , leather , mink , tweed , wool , etc.

▪ double-breasted , single-breasted

▪ duffel , pea ( AmE ), sport ( AmE ), trench

▪ frock , morning ( esp. BrE ), tail (usually tailcoat )

▪ lab ( informal ), laboratory , white

VERB + COAT

▪ don , pull on , put on , shrug (yourself) into , shrug on , slip on , throw on

▪ pull off , remove , shed ( esp. AmE ), shrug off , shrug out of , slip off

▪ button , button up

The ~ was buttoned up wrong.

▪ unbutton , unzip

▪ get , grab

Get your ~, it's time to go.

▪ hang , hang up

▪ take

Let me take your ~.

COAT + NOUN

▪ collar , pocket , sleeve , tail

▪ closet ( AmE ), hanger , hook , rack ( esp. AmE )

2 fur/hair covering an animal's body

ADJECTIVE

▪ long

▪ short

▪ thick

▪ rough

▪ smooth

▪ shaggy , silky

a dog with a long shaggy ~

▪ glossy

▪ spotted , striped

▪ winter

VERB + COAT

▪ shed

The dog sheds its winter ~ once the weather becomes warmer.

3 layer of sth covering a surface

ADJECTIVE

▪ thick

▪ light ( AmE ), thin

▪ fresh , new

The room needs a fresh ~ of paint.

▪ base

▪ final , top (usually topcoat )

VERB + COAT

▪ apply , put on

Make sure the base ~ has thoroughly dried before applying the topcoat.

COAT + VERB

▪ dry

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

a ~ of paint/varnish

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ completely

▪ heavily , liberally , thickly

Liberally ~ the fish fillets with flour.

▪ lightly

▪ specially

The fabric has been specially ~ed to improve its water resistance.

PREPOSITION

▪ in

Coat the fish in the sauce.

▪ with

The furniture was thickly ~ed with dust.

Coat is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ dust

Coat is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ surface

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .