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Noun coating has 4 senses
  1. coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
    --1 is a kind of covering
    --1 has particulars:
     bitumastic; coat of paint; emulsion, photographic emulsion; enamel; facing, veneer; finish coat, finishing coat; gilt, gilding; lacquer; overcoat, overcoating; paint; patina; plating, metal plating; rendering; seal; veneer, veneering; waterproofing
    Derived forms: verb coat3, verb coat1
  2. coating, finish, finishing - a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance); "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"
    --2 is a kind of decorativeness
    --2 has particulars: glaze; shoeshine
    Derived form: verb coat1
  3. coating - a heavy fabric suitable for coats
    --3 is a kind of
    fabric, cloth, material, textile
    --3 has particulars: chinchilla
    Derived form: verb coat2
  4. application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
    --4 is a kind of manual labor, manual labour
    --4 has particulars:
     anointing, anointment; fumigation; foliation; galvanization, galvanisation; lubrication; paving, pavage; painting; spraying; tinning, tin-plating; tinning; papering, paperhanging; plastering, daubing; plating; scumble; tiling; waxing; lining, facing
    Derived form: verb coat1
Verb coat has 3 senses
  1. coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
    --1 is one way to cover
    Derived forms: noun coat2, noun coating2, noun coating1, noun coating4
    Sample sentence:
    The wind storms coat the area with dust and dirt
  2. coat - cover or provide with a coat
    --2 is one way to
    dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel
    Derived forms: noun coat1, noun coating3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. coat, cake - form a coat over; "Dirt had coated her face"
    --3 is one way to cover, spread over
    Derived forms: noun coat2, noun coating1
    Sample sentence:
    Dust and dirt coat the area
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