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coated

[koh-tid] /ˈkoʊ tɪd/
adjective
1.
having a coat.
2.
(of paper) having a highly polished coating applied to provide a smooth surface for printing.
3.
(of a fabric) having a coating, as of plastic, paint, or pyroxylin, to make it impervious to moisture.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; coat + -ed3
Related forms
multicoated, adjective
uncoated, adjective
well-coated, adjective
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coated

/ˈkəʊtɪd/
adjective
1.
covered with an outer layer, film, etc
2.
(of paper) having a coating of a mineral, esp china clay, to provide a very smooth surface
3.
(of textiles) having been given a plastic or other surface
4.
(photog, optics) another word for bloomed
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