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white coat

[′wīt ‚kōt]
(building construction)
The finishing coat in plastering.

finish coat, fining coat, finishing coat, setting coat, skimming coat, white coat

The final or last coat of plaster, which provides a decorative surface or a base for decoration, usually about to 3/32 in. (1.6 to 2.4 mm) thick.

white coat

A gauged lime-putty, troweled, plaster finish coat.
References in classic literature ?
There was a constant succession of Christian names in smock-frocks and white coats, who were invited to have a 'lift' by the guard, and who knew every horse and hostler on the road and off it; and there was a dinner which would have been cheap at half-a- crown a mouth, if any moderate number of mouths could have eaten it in the time.
Jerry led him home gently, and a sad sight it was to see the blood soaking into his white coat and dropping from his side and shoulder.
There were no knives and forks, but in a minute a large fat boy in a white coat came in with a couple of handfuls of them and threw them loudly on the middle of the table.
in which they differ from the otter, whose ears are prominent), I noticed several varieties of seals about three yards long, with a white coat, bulldog heads, armed with teeth in both jaws, four incisors at the top and four at the bottom, and two large canine teeth in the shape of a fleur-de-lis.
His compliments were so delicately administered that I blushed less than I might have done and settled with the stranger in the white coat without making any mistakes.
Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry's Public Health Policy and Licensing, revealed that the government's health inspection teams have recorded repeated violations from both health practitioners and medical students, with some seen wearing their white coats while inside the mosques and markets and attending meetings, conferences, and seminars.
Referring to a research by the International Journal of Bacteriology, he said: "Clinical white coats have very long history of being a symbol of hope and healing for medical professionals; however there has been a concern that white coats may play a big role in transmitting infections within and outside health facility settings.
Summary: Ministry of Health and Prevention warns against wearing white coats outside health facilities; Dr.
The 49 students of Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar's (WCM-Q) Class of 2021 were presented with their new white coats and stethoscopes in front of an audience of family, friends and WCM-Q faculty and staff.
Nair et al17 stated that parents are more comfortable with traditional styles of appearance, such as white coats, formal suits and shirts/tie as it gives an air of professionalism, encouraging trust and confidence.
Stressing the importance of the event, QU VP for Medical Education and College of Medicine dean Dr Egon Toft said: "Receiving their (students) white coats and taking their Oath of a Pharmacist represent the students' commitment to integrity, honesty and service to others, as it is for all healthcare students.
Pharm students, held under the patronage of Dr Mohammed Hamadan Al Rubaie, Director General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control, Ministry of Health, saw 133 students receiving white coats, marking their entry into practical training in Pharmacy.