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Another word for coat

  1. An outer garment

  2. An applied covering

      1. A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with fiber added, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings.
      2. Plaster of Paris.
      3. A pastelike mixture applied to a part of the body for healing or cosmetic purposes.
      1. A coarse plaster of lime, shells, and pebbles used for outside wall surfaces.
      2. A rough preliminary model or form.
      3. To plaster (a wall, for example) with roughcast.
      1. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do:
      2. To bring to a required or desired state:
      3. To arrive at or attain the end of:
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. A surface shininess or luster.
      2. A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
      3. A cosmetic that adds shine or luster, such as lip gloss.
      1. Any of various clear or colored synthetic coatings made by dissolving nitrocellulose or other cellulose derivatives together with plasticizers and pigments in a mixture of volatile solvents and used to impart a high gloss to surfaces.
      2. A glossy, resinous material, such as the processed sap of the lacquer tree, used as a surface coating.
      3. A finish that is baked onto the inside of food and beverage cans.
      1. A liquid that contains a solvent and an oxidizing or evaporating binder and is applied to a surface to produce a hard, transparent finish after evaporation and curing.
      2. The smooth coating or gloss resulting from the application of this liquid:
      3. Something suggestive of or resembling varnish.
      1. Present participle of whitewash.
      2. The application of whitewash.
      3. (figuratively) The effacement of errors or bad actions.
      1. To lay or spread over or on.
      2. To cover the surface of with a decorative layer or design:
      3. To embellish superficially:
      1. The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect.
      2. A picture or design in paint.
      1. The hard outer portion or surface area of bread.
      2. A piece of bread consisting mostly of the hard outer portion.
      3. A piece of bread that has become hard and dry.
      1. The act of one that primes.
      2. The explosive used to ignite a charge.
      3. A preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface.
      1. A thin smooth shiny coating.
      2. A thin glassy coating of ice.
      3. A coating of colored, opaque, or transparent material applied to ceramics before firing.
      1. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing:
      2. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with water or other liquid:
      3. To make moist or wet; drench:
      1. A light sprinkling:
      2. A beating or defeat:
      1. A thin skin or membrane.
      2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
      3. A thin covering or coating:
      1. A large piece of woven material used as a covering for warmth, especially on a bed.
      2. A layer that covers or encloses:
      3. Applying to or covering all conditions or instances:
      1. Something that covers, so as to protect or conceal.
      1. A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
      2. A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
      3. A flat or very shallow, usually rectangular pan used for baking.
      1. One that lays:
      2. A hen kept for laying eggs.
      3. A single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment:
      1. A layer of a substance spread over a surface for protection or decoration; a covering layer.
      2. Cloth for making coats.
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      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. A thin smooth shiny coating.
      2. A thin glassy coating of ice.
      3. A coating of colored, opaque, or transparent material applied to ceramics before firing.
      1. The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
      2. A material layer constituting such a boundary.
      3. The boundary of a three-dimensional figure.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on: