coat and coating

   A coat is a layer of material covering something else, which might also be termed a coating. Or, to cover with a layer, as of ink, paint, or silicone rubber. Something described as coating well is thoroughly opaque with the application of one layer. Also see canvas, gesso, ground, nail, panel, paper, polyurethane, primer, size, and support.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • coat — [[t]ko͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦♦ coats, coating, coated 1) N COUNT A coat 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 coat and walked out. 2) N COUNT: usu with… …   English dictionary

  • coat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. cover, crust; plaster, paint, varnish, glaze; plate; protect. n. jacket, overcoat, ulster, sack, cutaway, tunic; coating; tegument, shell, envelope, skin, peel, rind, surface, cover. See clothing,… …   English dictionary for students

  • coat — [1] A covering of paint or similar substance. Also see anodize base coat clear coat color coat cross hatch coat cross coat finish coat fog coat gel coat guide coat …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • coat — Synonyms and related words: Eton jacket, Leatherette, Leatheroid, Mao jacket, anorak, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, blanket, blazer, blouse, body coat, bolero, bomber jacket, bonnet, boot, breech, bristle, brush on paint, butter …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coat — I UK [kəʊt] / US [koʊt] noun [countable] Word forms coat : singular coat plural coats *** 1) a) a piece of clothing with long sleeves that you wear over your other clothes when you go outside. A short coat is also called a jacket and a long coat… …   English dictionary

  • coating — Synonyms and related words: blanketing, blocking, blotting out, calcimining, cementwork, chromogen, cloaking, clouding, coat, coat of paint, collop, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, coverage, covering, curtaining, cut, dead …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coat — n 1. overcoat, Chiefly Brit. greatcoat, sur coat, fearnought, dreadnought, maxim, midi, fur, mink, redingote; trenchcoat, mackintosh, raincoat, slicker; jacket, parka, machinaw, carcoat, blazer, sportcoat, spencer, windbreaker, Chiefly Brit.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • coating — n British abuse, insults. This use of the word has been recorded since the 1990s among middle aged speakers and either refers to the grabbing by the lapels, or is based on the notion of pasting and the collo quial slang sense of paint (to beat… …   Contemporary slang

  • Thermal barrier coating — Thermal barrier coatings are highly advanced material systems applied to metallic surfaces, such as gas turbine or aero engine parts, operating at elevated temperatures. These coatings serve to insulate metallic components from large and… …   Wikipedia

  • finishing coat — noun 1. the final coat of paint • Syn: ↑finish coat • Hypernyms: ↑coat of paint 2. the final coating of plaster applied to walls and ceilings we can t paint until they put on the finishing coat • Syn: ↑finish coat …   Useful english dictionary

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