coat of paint

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Noun1.coat of paint - a layer of paint covering something else
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
finish coat, finishing coat - the final coat of paint
flat coat, primer coat, priming coat, undercoat, primer, priming, ground - the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
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The black wraith of a deciduous creeper flapped from the porch, and the thin wooden walls, under their worn coat of paint, seemed to shiver in the wind that had risen with the ceasing of the snow.
With bare wood or plaster, it's often easier to see what needs to be filled after applying a coat of paint, so it's not always possible to do all the prep in one go.
As part of the shell renovation of Charlottenburg Palace, the facade gets a new coat of paint.
The fencing along the coast and at Cornthwaite Park was given a fresh coat of paint after it was identified as a suitable project for offenders to get involved in as part of their community sentence to improve the local area.
The sign, which is located on the Hollywood hills in Los Angeles, is being given a new coat of paint for the first time in 35 years.
THE reluctance of a woman to tidy up her garden and give her house a coat of paint landed her with a bill of over pounds 850 yesterday.
A fresh coat of paint can significantly increase the value of a home, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Top tip: It is best to water down your first coat of paint before you apply it to bare brick or plaster work.
As we seek to build strong communities, we find that together new construction, rehabs, repairs and even a coat of paint on some houses can improve neighborhoods," said Mark Crozet, senior vice president of resource development for Habitat for Humanity International in a statement.
Removing paint from wood can be as simple as using a coat of KILZ and a coat of paint.
And it was Sir Terry's oldest saying--not about education but about Tesco always following the consumer--that received the most interesting new coat of paint.
The fountain will be re-cast and given a fresh coat of paint.