coat

I UK [kəʊt] / US [koʊt] noun [countable]
Word forms "coat":
singular coat plural coats
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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 is also called an overcoat

a woman wearing a fur coat

Put your coat on – we're going out.

b) a piece of thick cloth that is put on a dog's back to keep it warm outside in winter
2) the fur or hair on an animal's skin

Mountain goats have long shaggy coats.

3) a layer of something such as paint that you put onto a surface

All the door needs is a new coat of paint.


II UK [kəʊt] / US [koʊt] verb [transitive]
Word forms "coat":
present tense I/you/we/they coat he/she/it coats present participle coating past tense coated past participle coated
to cover something with a layer of a substance

The wind had coated everything with a layer of sand.

truffles coated in white chocolate


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  • Coat — (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a hut.] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coat — 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… …   Wikipedia

  • Coat — 〈[ koʊt] m. 6〉 1. (langer) Mantel, Jacke 2. Kittel [engl.] * * * Coat [koʊt ], der; [s], s [engl. coat < afrz. cote, aus dem Germ.]: dreiviertellanger Mantel. * * * Coat   [kəʊt, englisch] der, ( …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Coat — (k[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coating}.] 1. To cover with a coat or outer garment. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coat — early 14c., outer garment, from O.Fr. cote coat, robe, tunic, overgarment, from a Germanic source, perhaps Frank. *kotta coarse cloth (Cf. O.S. kot woolen mantle, O.H.G. chozza cloak of coarse wool, Ger. Kotze a coarse coat ), of unknown origin.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Coat — (Fabric) Very strong and coarse jute or hemp plain weave fabric, which is usually tarred and used on ships. COAT The garment so called at present was not seen in its original shape previous to the second half of the 17th century, but the word was …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • coat — [n1] animal hair crust, ectoderm, epidermis, felt, fleece, fur, hide, husk, integument, leather, membrane, pelage, pellicle, pelt, peltry, protective covering, rind, scale, scarfskin, shell, skin, wool; concept 399 coat [n2] covering bark,… …   New thesaurus

  • coat — [kōt] n. [ME cote, a coat < OFr < Frank * kotta, coarse cloth; akin to Ger kotze, shaggy overcoat] 1. a sleeved outer garment opening down the front and varying in length, as a suit jacket or a topcoat or overcoat 2. a natural outer… …   English World dictionary

  • Coat — bezeichnet: Coat Méal, Gemeinde im französischen Département Finistère Job Joseph Coat, bretonischer Schriftsteller Siehe auch: Coad Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterschei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • coat|ed — «KOH tihd», adjective. 1. having or covered with a coat or coating. 2. wearing a coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coat — [kout] der; [s], s <aus engl. coat »Mantel«, dies über altfr. cote aus galloroman. *cotta> dreiviertellanger Mantel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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