Meaning of COAT in English
— coater , n. — coatless , adj.
/koht/ , n.
1. an outer garment with sleeves, covering at least the upper part of the body: a new fur coat; a coat for formal wear.
2. a natural integument or covering, as the hair, fur, or wool of an animal, the bark of a tree, or the skin of a fruit.
3. a layer of anything that covers a surface: That wall needs another coat of paint.
4. a mucous layer covering or lining an organ or connected parts, as on the tongue.
5. See coat of arms .
6. Archaic. a petticoat or skirt.
a. a garment indicating profession, class, etc.
b. the profession, class, etc., so indicated.
8. to cover with a layer or coating: He coated the wall with paint. The furniture was coated with dust.
9. to cover thickly, esp. with a viscous fluid or substance: Heat the mixture until it coats a spoon. The boy was coated with mud from head to foot.
10. to cover or provide with a coat.
[ 1250-1300; ME cote Kotze, OS cott woolen coat ]
Syn. 8. spread, smear, encrust.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012