Difference between Coating and Covering

What is the difference between Coating and Covering?

Coating as a noun is a thin outer layer. while Covering as a noun is that which covers something.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A thin outer layer.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To cover with a coating of some material.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: That which covers something.Action of the verb to cover.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect.

Example sentence: We all have our likes and our dislikes. But... when we're doing news - when we're doing the front-page news, not the back page, not the op-ed pages, but when we're doing the daily news, covering politics - it is our duty to be sure that we do not permit our prejudices to show. That is simply basic journalism.

We hope you now know whether to use Coating or Covering in your sentence.

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