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coat meaning

EN[koʊt] [kəʊt] [-əʊt]
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WCoat
  • Coat is naturally the skin of humans and other animals, or can refer to any one of the following:
  • Coat, a layer of a certain substance, usually paint.
  • Coat (animal), the natural fur coat of an animal.
  • Coat (clothing), an article of clothing for humans.
  • Coat (dog), the natural fur coat of a dog.
  • Coat of arms, a heraldic design used to identify a nation, city, family, or individual.
  • Dogcoat, an article of clothing for dogs.
Navy pea coat
Navy pea coat

    Definition of coat in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcoats
    1. NC An outer garment covering the upper torso and arms.Wp.
      1. NC A covering of material, such as paint.Wp.
        1. NC The fur or feathers covering an animal's skin.Wp.
          1. When the dog shed its coat, it left hair all over the furniture and the carpet. ‎
        2. NU (nautical) Canvas painted with thick tar and secured round a mast or bowsprit to prevent water running down the sides into the hold (now made of rubber or leather).
          1. OBS A petticoat.
            1. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
              1. A coat of arms.Wp.
                1. A coat card.
                2. VerbSGcoatsPRcoatingPT, PPcoated
                  1. To cover with a coat of some material.
                    1. One can buy coated frying pans, which are much easier to wash up than normal ones.
                  2. To cover as a coat.
                  3. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • Ultra-thin sections (70 nm) were then collected on holy formvar coated grids, contrasted with uranyl acetate and lead citrate, and examined by TEM (Hitachi, Japan).
                      • If we club together, we will be able to by her the fur coat that she really wants.
                      • After the second lunch, with a little more to drink, he helped her into her coat more zealously, smoothing the material down over one should blade as if the cloth had suddenly thrown up a ruckle.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Coat the greens only with verjus, the slightly tart juice of unripe grapes.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • Don't use the steel wool on this pan; you'll strip off the teflon coating.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
                        • Verbs
                        Related Links:
                        1. en coats
                        2. en coating
                        3. en coati
                        4. fr coati
                        5. en coate
                        Source: Wiktionary

                        Meaning of coat for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "coat" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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