Definition of overcoating in US English:

overcoating

noun

  • The action of "overcoat".

noun

  • Material used for making overcoats.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From over- + coating. Compare slightly later overcoat<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From overcoat + -ing.

Pronunciation

overcoating

/ˈəʊvəˌkəʊtɪŋ/