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Noun: coating  kow-ting
  1. A thin layer covering something
    "a second coating of paint";
    - coat
  2. A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    "the boat had a metallic coating";
    - finish, finishing
  3. A heavy fabric suitable for coats
  4. The work of applying something
    "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
    - application, covering
Verb: coat  kowt
  1. Put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
    "coat the cake with chocolate";
    - surface
  2. Cover or provide with a coat
  3. Form a coat over
    "Dirt had coated her face";
    - cake

Derived forms: coatings

Type of: apparel, cloth, clothe, cover, covering, decorativeness, dress, enclothe, fabric, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate [archaic], manual labor [US], manual labour [Brit, Cdn], material, raiment [archaic], spread over, textile, tog [informal]

Encyclopedia: Coating