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Definition 1: the work of applying something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where coating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for coating in the sense of this definition

(coating is a kind of ...) labor done with the hands

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of wax to a surface

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of tiles to cover a surface

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of plaster

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of wallpaper

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them

"careful tinning of the ends of wires results in a better joint when you solder them"

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of a protective layer of tin

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer

(... is a kind of coating ) the act of applying paint to a surface

"you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"

(... is a kind of coating ) the act of applying paving materials to an area

(... is a kind of coating ) an application of a lubricant to something

(... is a kind of coating ) either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting

(... is a kind of coating ) the work of coating glass with metal foil

(... is a kind of coating ) the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

(... is a kind of coating ) the act of applying oil or an oily liquid

(... is a kind of coating ) providing something with a surface of a different material

Definition 2: a thin layer covering something - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where coating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a second coat of paint

Synonyms for coating in the sense of this definition

(coating is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(... is a kind of coating ) a protective coating of asphalt and filter used on structural metals that are exposed to weathering

(... is a kind of coating ) a gloss or sheen on wooden furniture produced by age, polishing, or handling

(... is a kind of coating ) an acquired change in the appearance of something (other than metal or wood)

"a patina of frost" "a patina of good breeding"

(... is a kind of coating ) a thin coating of metal deposited on a surface

(... is a kind of coating ) a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall

(... is a kind of coating ) a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture

(... is a kind of coating ) a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface

(... is a kind of coating ) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood

(... is a kind of coating ) a fine coating of oxide (produced by oxidation over a long period of time) on the surface of a metal (particularly copper)

(... is a kind of coating ) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating

"artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

(... is a kind of coating ) an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)

(... is a kind of coating ) a hard glossy coating

(... is a kind of coating ) a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold

(... is a kind of coating ) the final coating of (eg., paint, plaster, varnish, etc.)

"we can't paint until they put on the finishing coat"

(... is a kind of coating ) an ornamental coating to a building

(... is a kind of coating ) any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

(... is a kind of coating ) a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin

(... is a kind of coating ) a layer of paint covering something else

(... is a kind of coating ) a coating capable of making a surface waterproof

Definition 3: a heavy fabric suitable for coats - [noun denoting artifact]

(coating is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of coating ) a thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton

Definition 4: a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for coating in the sense of this definition

(coating is a kind of ...) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive

(... is a kind of coating ) a coating for ceramics, metal, etc.

(... is a kind of coating ) a shiny finish put on shoes with polish and buffing

"his trousers had a sharp crease and you could see your reflection in his shoeshine"

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