coating

noun coat·ing \ ˈkō-tiŋ \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Examples of coating in a Sentence

  1. The fabric has a coating that prevents liquids from soaking through.

  2. A light coating of snow had fallen.

  3. There was a coating of ice on the pond.

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First Known Use of coating

1768

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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COATING Defined for English Language Learners

coating

Definition of coating for English Language Learners

  • : a thin layer or covering of something


COATING Defined for Kids

coating

noun coat·ing \ ˈkō-tiŋ \

Definition of coating for Students

: 1coat 3, covering
  • The stairs have a coating of ice.


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