Gore-Tex


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Gore-Tex

 (gôr′tĕks)
A trademark for a water-repellant, breathable laminated fabric, used primarily in outerwear and shoes.

Gore-Tex

(ˈɡɔːˌtɛks)
n
(Textiles) trademark a type of synthetic fabric which is waterproof yet allows the wearer's skin to breathe; used for sportswear

Gore-Tex

(ˈgɔrˌtɛks, ˈgoʊr-)
Trademark.
a breathable, water-repellent fabric laminate used on clothing, shoes, etc.
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Gore-Tex recently invited Geographical to test a prototype jacket at a range of altitudes.
com; (800) 270-6079) Canyon High Tramper (Style W05617), an eight-inch Gore-Tex hiker that's fully waterproof thanks to a combination waterproof leather and nylon upper.
A friend who took his Gore-Tex shell on the expedition found that it started behaving like a suit of armour after a few days at -30[degrees]C.
We have found that electrode migration can be prevented by securing the receiver and part of the proximal electrode with a titanium mesh or Gore-Tex patch.
They come in Realtree Hardwoods Green HD, contain Gore-Tex waterproofing, and they weigh only 2.
Despite the appearance over the years of competitive fabrics such as Sympatex and Lowe Alpine's Triple Point, Gore-Tex has built up a healthy lead in the marketplace.
Boot toes will never wear out, thanks to the sharkskin toe protectors, plus both boots have incorporated Gore-Tex and Scent-Lok technologies into their construction for guaranteed waterproof and scent-free performance.
This is 25 per cent more breathable than other GORE-TEX fabrics, making it ideal for climbing and other activities where you work hard.
IRISH SETTER'S Pointer #846, a 9-inch boot constructed of waterproof saddle leather and Cordura fabric, weighs 3 pounds ll ounces and features a Gore-Tex bootie and a medium-tread Irish Setter Prairie sole.
After a stint in retail in Berkeley's ``wonderfully human gourmet ghetto, selling Gore-Tex jackets and designer long underwear,'' he moved to Santa Cruz in 1992 to surf and write.
Hosted by internationally-recognized ultrarunner Dean Karnazes, The North Face Endurance Challenge Presented by Gore-Tex offers a unique running experience, welcoming people to push and exceed their personal limits on the trail.
Components and technology featured in these collections include Kangaroo and Shark Skin leathers, Vibram Outsoles, Gore-Tex [R].