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coating meaning

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WCoating
  • A coating is a covering that is applied to the surface of an object, usually referred to as the substrate. The purpose of applying the coating may be decorative, functional, or both.
  • Paints and lacquers are coatings that mostly have dual uses of protecting the substrate and being decorative, although some artists paints are only for decoration,
  • Functional coatings may be applied to change the surface properties of the substrate, such as adhesion, wetability, corrosion resistance, or wear resistance. In other cases, e.g.

    Definition of coating in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcoatingsSUF-ing
    1. A thin outer layer.
      1. They painted on a coating to protect it from the weather.
    2. (archaic) Cloth for making coats.
    3. Verb
      1. present participle of coat.
        1. We spent hours coating the truffles with cocoa powder so they wouldn't be sticky.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Unpolished grains that retained their outer coating were a major lynchpin of his 'whole foods'-based diet.
        • X-ray-thin crusts have judicious coatings of cheese — robiola, goat cheese, ricotta, sheep cheese — and sparing but flavorful toppings like broccoli rabe, black truffle pâté and soppressata.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Don't use the steel wool on this pan; you'll strip off the teflon coating.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        Meaning of coating for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "coating" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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