shop coat

shop coat

A coat of paint applied to a building component in the shop before it is sent to a job site; the finish coat is applied in the field.
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It took three separate hostesses, in matching uniforms, to help me into my charity shop coat. Old Chum headed off to the bus stop.
In fact, splash out a tenner on a charity shop coat and you'll end up in credit.SEVEN nights at Childhay Manor, Beaminster, Dorset, costs pounds 472 from May 7-14 and there's space enough for six.
PASTEL POWER: Miss Selfridges, above, and Top Shop coat
Elbows are generally shop coated when cost-effective.
Built in 1976, it was grit blasted and shop coated with one of zinc chromate polyvinylbutyral wash primer plus three coats of zinc phosphate epoxy primer (4 mils).