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all-weather

[awl-weth-er] /ˈɔlˌwɛð ər/
adjective
1.
designed to operate or be usable in any type of weather:
an all-weather coat; an all-weather shelter.
2.
capable of resisting damage from exposure to any climatic conditions; weatherproof:
an all-weather paint.
3.
in or including all types of weather:
years of all-weather experience in the Arctic.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • The car's accelerator became stuck, jammed against the all-weather floor mats.
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British Dictionary definitions for all-weather

all-weather

adjective
1.
denoting a track, course, or pitch for athletic events or horse racing, made from material which is suitable for use in all weather conditions
noun
2.
Also allweather. an all-weather track or pitch
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