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Meaning of COATING

Pronunciation:  'kowting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
  2. [n]  a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
  3. [n]  a heavy fabric suitable for coats
  4. [n]  a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "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"

COATING is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: application, coat, covering, finish, finishing
 See Also: anointing, anointment, bitumastic, chinchilla, cloth, coat of paint, covering, daubing, decorativeness, emulsion, enamel, fabric, facing, facing, finish coat, finishing coat, foliation, fumigation, galvanisation, galvanization, gilding, gilt, glaze, lacquer, lining, lubrication, manual labor, manual labour, material, metal plating, overcoat, overcoating, paint, painting, paperhanging, papering, patina, pavage, paving, photographic emulsion, plastering, plating, plating, scumble, seal, shoeshine, spraying, textile, tiling, tinning, tin-plating, veneer, veneering, waterproofing, waxing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Coat"ing\, n.
1. A coat or covering; a layer of any substance, as a cover
   or protection; as, the coating of a retort or vial.

2. Cloth for coats; as, an assortment of coatings.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: blanketing, blocking, blotting out, calcimining, cementwork, chromogen, cloaking, clouding, coat, coat of paint, collop, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, coverage, covering, curtaining, cut, dead-color, deal, disk, distemper, drier, dye, dyestuff, eclipse, eclipsing, enamel, enameling, enveloping, envelopment, enwrapment, enwrapping, exterior paint, facing, feuille, film, flap, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, foil, fold, fresco, fur, gilding, glazing, glossing, ground, hiding, incrustation, interior paint, japanning, lacquer, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, laying on, leaf, mantling, masking, medium, membrane, obduction, obscuring, occultation, opaque color, overlaying, overspreading, paint, painting, pane, panel, pargeting, patina, peel, pellicle, pigment, plait, plank, plasterwork, plate, plating, ply, plywood, prime coat, primer, priming, rasher, revetment, safety glass, scale, screening, scum, sheathing, sheet, shellacking, shielding, shrouding, skin, slab, slat, slice, stain, staining, stippling, stuccowork, superimposition, superposition, table, tablet, tempera, thinner, tinction, tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, upholstering, upholstery, varnish, varnishing, vehicle, veiling, veneer, wafer, wash, wash coat, whitewashing, wrapping