Definition for coated (2 of 2)
- a garment indicating profession, class, etc.
- the profession, class, etc., so indicated.
verb (used with object)
Origin of coat
Examples from the Web for coated
Other versions are coated in marzipan, or dusted in powder sugar.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Birds eat their berries, which are coated in gluey material called viscin.
Each of them was coated in something resembling a gray, sticky batter.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result was the skeleton of his sculptures, which he then coated with a skin of play dough.Sexually-Charged Napalm Sculptures Debut at Gallery Diet in Miami|Ann Binlot|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cards can also be coated with a thin corn-based plastic overlay.Wood Cards Are a Green Alternative to the Classic Plastic Gift Card|Daniel Gross|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was spherical, and was made of Persian silk, coated with varnish.Wonderful Balloon Ascents|Fulgence Marion
When the finger is removed, it will be noted that a film has coated the surface.The Science of Fingerprints|Federal Bureau of Investigation
The iron rod was coated with sealing-wax and wound with a single layer of copper wire, the turns of wire not touching.The Story of Great Inventions|Elmer Ellsworth Burns
Half an hour later all three were safe in the skipper's kitchen, breathless and coated with snow.The Harbor Master|Theodore Goodridge Roberts
This appliance consisted of merely a glass jar, coated on the outside and the inside with tin foil.Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for coated (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for coated (2 of 2)
Word Origin for coat
Word Origin and History for coated (1 of 2)
early 14c., "outer garment," from Old French cote "coat, robe, tunic, overgarment," from Frankish *kotta "coarse cloth" or some other Germanic source (cf. Old Saxon kot "woolen mantle," Old High German chozza "cloak of coarse wool," German Kotze "a coarse coat"), of unknown origin. Transferred to animal's natural covering late 14c. Extended 1660s to a layer of any substance covering any surface. Spanish, Portuguese cota, Italian cotta are Germanic loan-words.