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English definition of “coat”

coat

noun [C] (COVER)    /kəʊt/ US  /koʊt/ (also coating, /kəʊ.tɪŋ/ US  /koʊ.t̬ɪŋ/)
a layer of a particular substance that covers something: I'll give the walls a quick coat of paint. two coats of varnish a thick coating of chocolateCoverings and layers
(Definition of coat noun (COVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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