Sometimes the word "coat" means to cover over or put a layer on something:
- This morning I woke up to find a coating of snow on everything.
- Everything was coated with snow.
- Snow is coating the trees and the bushes.
- There’s a fresh coat of snow on the ground.
While the word "coat" is often used for snow, it’s also used for other things:
- The truck is coated with mud.
- The ice cream bar has a coating of chocolate.
- A glazed donut is coated with a thin layer of sugar.
Of course, the word "coat" is also used to describe clothing worn by people:
- He’s wearing a heavy coat .
- He’s wearing an overcoat.
- He wears a coat and tie to work.
- He’s wearing a suit coat.
- This labrador has a shiny black coat.
- She has a coat of fur.
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Published on April 23, 2013