AskDefine | Define topcoat

Dictionary Definition

topcoat n : a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter [syn: greatcoat, overcoat]

User Contributed Dictionary



From top + coat.




  1. A light overcoat.
  2. A layer of paint applied after the undercoat.

Extensive Definition

Topcoat may refer to:
  • A short coat made of heavy material; see coat (clothing)
  • The guard hairs of an animal's fur
  • A transparent or translucent coat of paint applied over the underlying material as a sealer
  • A software product for simulating various coating processes. TopCoat by Rheologic.
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