water-repellent

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water-repellent

[waw-ter-ri-pel-uhnt, wot-er-]
adjective
having a finish that resists but is not impervious to water.

Origin:
1895–1900

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water-repellent
 
adj
(of fabrics, garments, etc) having a finish that resists the absorption of water

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Example sentences
These particles have had both oil-repellent and water-repellent molecules
  attached to their surfaces.
The coats are made of a breathable, water-repellent nylon.
The resulting two-layer raft is cohesive, buoyant and water-repellent.
The polymer also has another interesting property: as its stickiness lessens,
  it becomes more water-repellent.
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