Definition Of coat


a covering of paint or similar material laid on a surface at one time.

a protective coat of varnish

a structure, especially a membrane, enclosing or lining an organ.

The myometrium is a thick coat containing smooth muscle and abundant connective tissues.

an animal's covering of fur or hair.

For instance, someone who is especially house proud will not want a dog with a long coat which sheds hair all over the furniture.

an outer garment worn outdoors, having sleeves and typically extending below the hips.

a winter coat

provide with a layer or covering of something; apply a coat to.

his boots were coated with mud

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Example Of coat

  • A definite muscular or serous coat was lacking in all the specimens.

  • a dog's coat may become tangled and matted

  • a laboratory coat

  • a protective coat of varnish

  • a winter coat

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