coated Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “coated” in the English Dictionary

"coated" in British English

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uk   /ˈkəʊ.tɪd/  us   /ˈkoʊ.t̬ɪd/
thicklycovered: Your ​trousers are coated inmud! If ​yourtongue is coated, it is ​covered with a ​layer of a greyish-white ​substance, often because you are ​ill.


uk   /-kəʊ.tɪd/  us   /-koʊ.t̬ɪd/

-coated suffix (COVER)

with a ​covering of the ​statedsubstance: sugar-​coatedalmonds

-coated suffix (ANIMAL)

(of an ​animal) with a ​coat (= ​hair, ​wool, or ​fur) of the ​statedtype: a smooth-coated ​dog
(Definition of coated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coated”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚厚一层的, 涂着一层的, 覆盖着一层的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚厚一層的, 塗著一層的, 覆蓋著一層的…
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