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water-repellent

[waw-ter-ri-pel-uh nt, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tər rɪˌpɛl ənt, ˈwɒt ər-/
adjective
1.
having a finish that resists but is not impervious to water.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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water-repellent

adjective
1.
(of fabrics, garments, etc) having a finish that resists the absorption of water
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