black-coated


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black-coated

adj
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit (esp formerly) (of a worker) clerical or professional, as distinguished from commercial or industrial
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Adj.1.black-coated - coated with blackblack-coated - coated with black      
coated - having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination; "coated paper has a smooth polished coating especially suitable for halftone printing"; "sugar-coated pills"
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As they did so they passed the dim alcove or cavern of the cloak room, and saw a short, black-coated figure, presumably an attendant, standing a little way back in the shadow of it.
The country to-day looks to its army and its navy to save it from the humiliation these black-coated parasites have encouraged, and yet even now we haven't a free hand.
The design comes in three versions: a clean, three-hand one powered by Miyota 2417 movement in a brushed case and bezel; a two-chrono eye run by a huge Caliber 6S21 movement in shiny case and bezel, and another PVD black-coated version in matte, with sandblasted finish; and an automatic in a shiny case and bezel run by a Seiko NH35, with an exclusive Geneva rotor that also comes in PVD black-coated versions in matte, sandblasted finish.