Definition of "coat" [coat]

  • (noun) A sleeved outer garment extending from the shoulders to the waist or below.
  • (noun) A garment extending to just below the waist and usually forming the top part of a suit.
  • (noun) A natural outer covering, such as the fur of an animal; an integument.
  • (noun) A layer of material covering something else; a coating: a second coat of paint.
  • (verb-transitive) To provide or cover with a coat.

Use "coat" in a sentence

  • "The outer coat of the stomach, called the _serous coat_, is a continuation of the peritoneum, the membrane lining the abdominal cavity."
  • "The _choroid coat_ lies immediately beneath the sclerotic coat at all places except a small margin toward the front of the eyeball."
  • "From now until March, your coat is your first-impression outfit."

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