coat

DEFINITIONS OF: coat

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n an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors

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box coat
a short coat that hangs loosely from the shoulders
coatee
a short close-fitting coat
cutaway
a man's coat cut diagonally from the waist to the back of the knees
duffel coat, duffle coat
a warm coat made of duffel; usually has a hood and fastens with toggles
frock coat
a man's coat having knee-length skirts front and back; worn in the 19th century
fur coat
a coat made of fur
greatcoat, overcoat, topcoat
a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
jacket
a short coat
lab coat, laboratory coat
a light coat worn to protect clothing from substances used while working in a laboratory
Mackinaw coat, mackinaw
a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
newmarket
a long close-fitting coat worn for riding in the 19th century
raincoat, waterproof
a water-resistant coat
sack coat
man's hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit
afghan, sheepskin coat
a coat made of sheepskin
surcoat
a loose outer coat usually of rich material
topper
a woman's short coat
banian, banyan
a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India
bed jacket
a lightweight jacket worn over bedclothes (as when sitting in bed)
blazer, sport coat, sport jacket, sports coat, sports jacket
lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school
bolero
a short jacket; worn mostly by women
bomber jacket
a jacket gathered into a band at the waist
Burberry
a lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer
bush jacket
a loose fitting jacket; resembles a shirt with four patch pockets and a belt
capote, hooded coat
a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
chesterfield
a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar
dolman, dolman jacket
a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders
donkey jacket
a short thick jacket; often worn by workmen
double-breasted jacket
a jacket having fronts that overlap enough for two separate rows of buttons
doublet
a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance
dressing sack, dressing sacque
a woman's loose jacket; worn while dressing
Eton jacket
a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottom
hug-me-tight
a woman's fitted jacket
jerkin
a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times
jumper
a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
lumber jacket, lumberjack
a short warm outer jacket
mac, macintosh, mack, mackintosh
a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
Mao jacket
a light weight jacket with a high collar; worn by Mao Zedong and the Chinese people during his regime
mess jacket, monkey jacket, shell jacket
waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners
mink, mink coat
fur coat made from the soft lustrous fur of minks
Norfolk jacket
loose-fitting single-breasted jacket
anorak, parka, windbreaker, windcheater
a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
pea jacket, peacoat
a sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket
Prince Albert
a man's double-breasted frock coat
sable coat
a fur coat made of sable furs
sack, sacque
a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
single-breasted jacket
a jacket having fronts that overlap only enough for a single row of buttons
surtout
a man's overcoat in the style of a frock coat
morning coat, swallow-tailed coat, swallowtail
a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
trench coat
a military style raincoat; belted with deep pockets
ulster
loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted
Type of:
outer garment, overgarment
a garment worn over other garments

n a thin layer covering something

“a second coat of paint”
Synonyms:
coating
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bitumastic
a protective coating of asphalt and filter used on structural metals that are exposed to weathering
coat of paint
a layer of paint covering something else
emulsion, photographic emulsion
a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin
enamel
any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze
facing, veneer
an ornamental coating to a building
finish coat, finishing coat
the final coating of plaster applied to walls and ceilings
gilding, gilt
a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
lacquer
a hard glossy coating
overcoat, overcoating
an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
paint, pigment
a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
patina
a fine coating of oxide on the surface of a metal
metal plating, plating
a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface
rendering
a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall
seal
a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
varnish
a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
veneer, veneering
coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
waterproofing
a coating capable of making a surface waterproof
acrylic, acrylic paint
used especially by artists
antifouling paint
a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
distemper
paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
enamel
a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
encaustic
a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application
finger paint, fingerpaint
paint that has the consistency of jelly
finish coat, finishing coat
the final coat of paint
fixative
a varnish dissolved in alcohol and sprayed over pictures to prevent smudging
flat coat, ground, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, undercoat
the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
gold plate
a thin plating of gold on something
house paint, housepaint
paint used to cover the exterior woodwork of a house
japan
lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient
nail enamel, nail polish, nail varnish
a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
oil paint
paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle
semigloss
a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
shellac, shellac varnish
a thin varnish made by dissolving lac in ethanol; used to finish wood
silver plate
a thin layer of silver deposited on something
spray paint
paint applied with a spray gun
undercoat, underseal
seal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
verdigris
a green patina that forms on copper or brass or bronze that has been exposed to the air or water for long periods of time
water-base paint
paint in which water is used as the vehicle
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covering
an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

n growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal

Synonyms:
pelage
Types:
fur
dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
fleece, wool
outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
undercoat, underfur
thick soft fur lying beneath the longer and coarser guard hair
Type of:
hair
a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss

v cover or provide with a coat

Type of:
apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog
provide with clothes or put clothes on

v put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

coat the cake with chocolate”
Synonyms:
surface
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rubber, rubberise, rubberize
coat or impregnate with rubber
anodise, anodize
coat a metal with an oxide coat
gelatinize
coat with gelatin
skim
coat (a liquid) with a layer
stucco
coat with stucco
egg
coat with beaten egg
encrust, incrust
cover or coat with a crust
dredge
cover before cooking
soot
coat with soot
refinish
give a new surface
brush on
apply with a brush
patinate, patinise, patinize
coat with a patina
resurface
cover with a new surface
crumb
coat with bread crumbs
copper
coat with a layer of copper
finish
provide with a finish
bonderise, bonderize
coat with a substance that will prevent corrosion
blacktop
coat with blacktop
foliate
coat or back with metal foil
galvanise, galvanize
cover with zinc
pave
cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic
seal, varnish
cover with varnish
glaze
coat with a glaze
tar
coat with tar
enrobe
provide with a coating
daub, plaster
coat with plaster
render
coat with plastic or cement
skimcoat
coat with a mixture of gypsum and spackle
paint
apply paint to; coat with paint
cement
cover or coat with cement
grit
cover with a grit
plate
coat with a layer of metal
metal
cover with metal
macadamise, macadamize, tarmac
surface with macadam
size
cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)
metalize, metallize
coat with metal
platinize
coat with metallic platinum
porcelainize
coat with porcelain or a porcelain-like surface
zinc
coat or cover with zinc
tin
prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
flour
cover with flour
dress
put a finish on
broom
finish with a broom
cobble, cobblestone
pave with cobblestones
hard surface
cover with asphalt or a similar surface
causeway
pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
asphalt
cover with tar or asphalt
shellac, shellack
cover with shellac
render-set
cover with two coats of plaster
parget
apply ornamental plaster to
roughcast
apply roughcast to
mud
plaster with mud
mortar
plaster with mortar
grain
paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
repaint
paint again
airbrush
paint with an airbrush
ground, prime, undercoat
cover with a primer; apply a primer to
tin
plate with tin
silver
coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
nickel
plate with nickel
electroplate
coat with metal by electrolysis
chrome, chromium-plate
plate with chromium
gold plate, gold-plate, goldplate
plate with gold
silver-plate, silverplate
plate with silver
Type of:
cover
provide with a covering or cause to be covered

v form a coat over

“Dirt had coated her face”
Synonyms:
cake
Type of:
cover, spread over
form a cover over
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