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English definition of “coat”

coat

noun [C]  /koʊt/ us  

coat noun [C] (CLOTHING)

any of various types of outer clothing that are worn over other clothes, usually open in the front, and are often used for warmth: She put on her heavy winter coat. When you say a man is wearing a coat and tie, the coat is a jacket or part of a suit. Coat is often used as a combining form: a raincoat

coat noun [C] (ANIMAL)

the natural hair, wool, or fur of an animal: The dog’s coat is shiny and clean.

coat noun [C] (LAYER)

a layer of a substance: There were about six coats of paint over the brick.
coat
verb [T]  /koʊt/ us  
Everything was coated with a fine layer of dust.
(Definition of coat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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