Coating - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkoʊtɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word coating
Brit.  |ˈkəʊtɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word coating
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to coat

noun

- a thin layer covering something (syn: coat)
- a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance) (syn: finish, finishing)
- a heavy fabric suitable for coats
- the work of applying something(syn: application, covering)

the surface was ready for a coating of paint

Examples

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

A light coating of snow had fallen.

There was a coating of ice on the pond.

The tent has a waterproof coating on both sides.

the surface was ready for a coating of paint

There is a nonstick coating on the pan.

Word forms

noun
singular: coating
plural: coatings
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