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coat
American English: /koʊt/
British English: /kəʊt/

Translation of coat in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 (of animals)
    Example sentences
    • For instance, someone who is especially house proud will not want a dog with a long coat which sheds hair all over the furniture.
    • Animals with heavy coats, such as Highland cattle and Galloways, were the most prone to problems, he added.
    • Believe it or not mathematics explains why animals can have coats with spotted bodies and striped tails but not striped bodies with spotted tails.
  • 3 (layer)
    (of dust) capa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The env gene codes for a protein on the outer coat of the virus that allows it to recognize and attach to human cells.
    • They code for the coat proteins of the two viruses, which are primary targets for the host immune system.
    • Finally, all the Ames test strains have defective polysaccharide outer coats, to make them more permeable to the test chemicals.
    Example sentences
    • They felt it needed a new coat of paint to freshen it up.
    • Yet another group applied fresh coats of paint on the panels of windows and doors.
    • And how I would love to put a fresh coat of paint on it.

transitive verb

  • coated with chocolate
    cubierto de chocolate
    bañado en chocolate
    coat the surface with primer
    aplique una capa or mano de base a la superficie
    his tongue was coated
    tenía la lengua sucia
    tenía la lengua cubierta de saburra [technical]
    Example sentences
    • It is then coated with a thin layer of white lead on which the outline of the picture is drawn.
    • It's as if the camera lens had been coated with a thin layer of Vaseline and hurriedly wiped clean.
    • My eyes had been coated with a layer of black mascara and a decent amount of black eyeliner.

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