coat


coat
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noun
1 piece of clothing
ADJECTIVE
long
short
three-quarter length
heavy, thick
light
winter
waterproof
fur-trimmed
fur, leather, mink, tweed, wool, etc.
double-breasted, single-breasted
duffel, pea (AmE), sport (AmE), trench
frock, morning (esp. BrE), tail (usually tailcoat)
lab (informal), laboratory, white
VERB + COAT
don, pull on, put on, shrug (yourself) into, shrug on, slip on, throw on
pull off, remove, shed (esp. AmE), shrug off, shrug out of, slip off
button, button up

The coat was buttoned up wrong.

unbutton, unzip
get, grab

Get your coat, it's time to go.

hang, hang up
take

Let me take your coat.

COAT + NOUN
collar, pocket, sleeve, tail
closet (AmE), hanger, hook, rack (esp. AmE)
2 fur/hair covering an animal's body
ADJECTIVE
long
short
thick
rough
smooth
shaggy, silky

a dog with a long shaggy coat

glossy
spotted, striped
winter
VERB + COAT
shed

The dog sheds its winter coat once the weather becomes warmer.

3 layer of sth covering a surface
ADJECTIVE
thick
light (AmE), thin
fresh, new

The room needs a fresh coat of paint.

base
final, top (usually topcoat)
VERB + COAT
apply, put on

Make sure the base coat has thoroughly dried before applying the topcoat.

COAT + VERB
dry
PREPOSITION
coat of

a coat of paint/varnish

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verb
ADVERB
completely
heavily, liberally, thickly

Liberally coat the fish fillets with flour.

lightly
specially

The fabric has been specially coated to improve its water resistance.

PREPOSITION
in

Coat the fish in the sauce.

with

The furniture was thickly coated with dust.

Coat is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑dust
Coat is used with these nouns as the object: ↑surface

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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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 — [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

  • coat|ee — «koh TEE», noun. a close fitting coat with short tails, chiefly military …   Useful english dictionary


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