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[wind-proof] /ˈwɪndˌpruf/
resisting wind, as fabric or a jacket or coat.
Origin of windproof
1610-20; wind1 + -proof Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Bring a windproof shell or jacket and pants or full snowsuit for an outer layer.
  • Mountain bikes and helmets are provided, along with special windproof gloves during colder seasons.
  • Use them to catch rain, cut three holes to improvise a rain poncho, or windproof your shelter.
  • He would have been better served by a good set of water- and windproof outerwear.
  • It is windproof and waterproof, although it is not breathable.
  • windproof fleece is versatile-you can use it as outerwear in mild weather-but also more expensive, less breathable, and heavier.
  • Layers of clothing under a waterproof and windproof outer layer work wonders.
  • Plan to dress in warm layers that include a windproof and waterproof outer shell, a warm hat and gloves or mittens.
  • Be sure your clothing includes a windproof, hooded outer layer with wool or other insulated garments underneath.
  • The backside is made of a three layer fabric consisting of an inner windproof laminate between two knitted polyester fabrics.

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