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water-resistant

[waw-ter-ri-zis-tuh nt, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tər rɪˌzɪs tənt, ˈwɒt ər-/
adjective
1.
resisting though not entirely preventing the penetration of water.
Origin of water-resistant
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • This action is possibly due to the filling of the voids in the oil, thus making a compact and water-resistant film.

    Paint Technology and Tests Henry A. Gardner
  • A blanket of the water-resistant, feather-heavy Ozakian spider silk was cut into a protective covering for Vye.

    Star Hunter Andre Alice Norton
British Dictionary definitions for water-resistant

water-resistant

adjective
1.
(esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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