coat
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coat(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el abrigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bring your coat because it's going to be cold.Trae tu abrigo porque va a hacer frío.
b. el chaquetón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(longer)
I love your coat. Where did you buy it?Me encanta tu chaquetón. ¿Dónde lo compraste?
c. la chaqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(shorter)
I can rarely wear my fall coat in these cold temperatures.Casi no me puedo poner mi chaqueta de otoño en este clima tan frío.
d. el saco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tailored)
She wore a matching lilac coat and skirt.Llevaba un saco lila con falda a juego.
2. (layer)
a. la capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They still have to apply a coat of varnish.Todavía tienen que aplicarle una capa de barniz.
b. la mano
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of paint, varnish)
It needs a coat of paint.Le hace falta una mano de pintura.
3. (fur)
a. el pelaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That dog's coat is very soft and shiny.El pelaje de ese perro es muy suave y brillante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to cover)
a. cubrir (with snow, dust)
Frost coated the windowpanes.Los vidrios estaban cubiertos de escarcha.
b. bañar (with liquid)
Once it has cooled, coat the cake with chocolate.Una vez enfriada, bañe la torta de chocolate.
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coat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (overcoat)
a. el abrigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (jacket)
a. la chaqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la chamarra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. la campera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
coat hangerpercha f
coat hookcolgador m
3. (of dog, horse)
a. el pelaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of snow, paint)
a. la capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (in heraldry)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
coat of armsescudo de armas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (general)
a. cubrir
coated with mudcubierto(a) de barro, embarrado(a)
hazelnuts coated with chocolateavellanas recubiertas de chocolate
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coat [kəʊt]
noun
1 (winter/long coat) abrigo (m); (jacket) chaqueta (f); (Esp) americana (f); saco (m); (LAm) (chemist's) bata (f)
to cut one's coat according to one's cloth adaptarse a las circunstancias
2 (animal's) (hide) pelo (m); pelaje (m); (wool) lana (f)
3 (layer) capa (f)
a coat of paint una mano de pintura
4
coat of arms escudo (m) (de armas)
transitive verb
cubrir; revestir;with de; (with a liquid) bañar;with en
to coat sth with paint dar una mano de pintura a algo
modifier
coat hanger (n) percha (f); gancho (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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