English noun: coating
|1.||coating (artifact) a thin layer covering something|
|Samples||A second coat of paint.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bitumastic, coat of paint, emulsion, enamel, facing, finish coat, finishing coat, gilding, gilt, lacquer, metal plating, overcoat, overcoating, paint, patina, photographic emulsion, pigment, plating, rendering, seal, varnish, veneer, veneer, veneering, waterproofing|
|2.||coating (attribute) a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)|
|Samples||The boat had a metallic finish.|
He applied a coat of a clear finish.
When the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly.
|Narrower (hyponym)||glaze, shoeshine|
|3.||coating (artifact) a heavy fabric suitable for coats|
|Broader (hypernym)||cloth, fabric, material, textile|
|4.||coating (act) the work of applying something|
|Samples||The doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine.|
A complete bleach requires several applications.
The surface was ready for a coating of paint.
|Broader (hypernym)||manual labor, manual labour|
|Narrower (hyponym)||anointing, anointment, daubing, facing, foliation, fumigation, galvanisation, galvanization, lining, lubrication, painting, paperhanging, papering, pavage, paving, plastering, plating, scumble, spraying, tiling, tin-plating, tinning, tinning, waxing|