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topcoat Syllabification: top·coat
Pronunciation: /ˈtäpˌkōt/

Definition of topcoat in English:


1An overcoat.
Example sentences
  • Overcoats, topcoats, jackets, blankets, sweaters or other items can be wound around your forearm to protect it from knife slashes or hits from hard objects.
  • From military looks to classic topcoats, check out all the cool outerwear available for fall 2004.
  • Crutches, walking aids as well as blankets, quilts, topcoats, hats, scarves and gloves for people of all ages are urgently wanted.
2An outer coat of paint.
Example sentences
  • And avoid fast-drying topcoats: They may be convenient, but the ingredients in many formulas tend to shrink the polish, making it more prone to chipping.
  • If you don't wear polish, try to put on a clear topcoat to show that you put some effort into your grooming.
  • Simply clean that surface with a wax and grease remover, then topcoat with any of these topcoats.
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