coating has definitions from the fields of work,clothing
1
[ noun ] a thin layer covering something

Synonyms

coat

Examples

"a second coat of paint"

Used in print

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

But our two Jeep mates - Keo_Viphakone from Luang_Prabang and John_Cool from Beaver , Pennsylvania - were beaming under their coatings of dust .

2
[ noun ] a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)

Synonyms

finish finishing

Examples

"the boat had a metallic finish" "he applied a coat of a clear finish" "when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly"

3
[ noun ] (clothing) a heavy fabric suitable for coats

Related terms

fabric chinchilla coat

4
[ noun ] (work) the work of applying something

Examples

"the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";

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