white coat

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white coat

[′wīt ‚kōt]
(building construction)
The finishing coat in plastering.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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