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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.
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And yet, we are not willing to eliminate white coats and ties.
Ironically, critics of white coats cite a possible association between physicians' attire and increased health care-related infections.
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Rupp, who is a past president of SHEA, said that however, it is unknown whether white coats and neck ties play any real role in transmission of infection.
On the occasion the first year students were also presented white coats by the faculty members of the college so as to instil in them the relevance of BDS program itself.
Among the 41 students who received their white coats and stethoscope during the ceremony held at Hamad Bin Khalifa University's (HBKU) Student Centre, nine were Qatari nationals.
Summary: the Lebanese American University handed white coats over to 38 medical students Tuesday at the University Medical Center Rizk Hospital, in a traditional ceremony marking their entrance into clinical practice.
This most recent action was organised by Ultras White Coats and Doctors Without Rights.
After receiving their white coats, the students took an oath of commitment to the osteopathic profession.
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 [Nair et al.
In addition, 90% of respondents reported wearing their white coats daily or most days of the week, yet 62% said that they wait 2 weeks or longer to launder them.
Long-sleeved white coats are banned because the cuffs pick up infection and make hand-washing harder.