Other meanings for coat...
to cover with a thick layer of something
- Emily coated the dough with softened butter
From 4 Levels of Cinnamon Rolls: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious
- I need to coat it on the outside with a little bit of whiting,
From How a Former Rocket Scientist Makes the Best Copper Pots in America — Handmade
- I'm also putting enough oil to completely coat the bottom of the pan.
From Carla Makes Eggs Four Ways: Poached, Fried, Scrambled & Omelette'd | From the Test Kitchen
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