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wa·ter·proof  (wô′tər-pro̅o̅f′, wŏt′ər-)
adj.
1. Impervious to or unaffected by water.
2. Made of or coated or treated with rubber, plastic, or a sealing agent to prevent penetration by water.
n.
1. A material or fabric that is impervious to water.
2. Chiefly British A raincoat or other such outer garment.
tr.v. wa·ter·proofed, wa·ter·proof·ing, wa·ter·proofs
To make impervious to water.

waterproof (ˈwɔːtəˌpruːf)
adj
1. not penetrable by water. Compare water-repellent, water-resistant
n
2. (Clothing & Fashion) Brit a waterproof garment, esp a raincoat
vb (tr)
3. (Textiles) to make (a fabric, item of clothing, etc) waterproof

wa•ter•proof (ˈwɔ tərˌpruf, ˈwɒt ər-)

adj.
1. impervious to water.
2. rendered impervious to water by some special process, as coating with rubber.
n.
3. Chiefly Brit. a raincoat or other outer coat impervious to water.
4. any fabric specially processed to be impervious to water.
v.t.
5. to make waterproof.
[1730–40]
wa′ter•proof`er, n.
wa′ter•proof`ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.waterproof - any fabric impervious to waterwaterproof - any fabric impervious to water      
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
2.waterproof - a water-resistant coatwaterproof - a water-resistant coat              
Burberry - a lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
mac, mack, mackintosh, macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
trench coat - a military style raincoat; belted with deep pockets
Verb1.waterproof - make watertightwaterproof - make watertight; "Waterproof the coat"
seal, seal off - make tight; secure against leakage; "seal the windows"
Adj.1.waterproof - not permitting the passage of waterwaterproof - not permitting the passage of water
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"

waterproof
noun
raincoat, mac (Brit. informal), anorak, mackintosh, oilskin, cagoule, sou'wester Put on your waterproof, it's raining!
plural noun
oilskins, oilies (informal) He was wearing waterproofs over his clothes.
Translations
waterproof [ˈwɔːtəpruːf]
A. ADJ [material] → impermeable; [watch, torch] → sumergible; [mascara, sunscreen, glue] → resistente al agua
B. N (Brit) → impermeable m
C. VTimpermeabilizar

waterproof [ˈwɔːtərpruːf] adj (= material, watch) → étanche (= clothing, groundsheet) → imperméable
Is this jacket waterproof? → Ce blouson est-il imperméable?
a waterproof watch → une montre étanche
water rat nrat m d'eau
water rates nplprix m de l'eau
water-repellent [ˌwɔːtərrɪˈzɪstənt] adjhydrofuge
water-resistant [ˌwɔːtərrɪˈpɛlənt] adj [material] → résistant(e) à l'eau

waterproof [ˈwɔːtəˌpruːf]
1. adjimpermeabile
2. nimpermeabile m

waterproof مُقَاوِمٌ لِلمِياه vodotěsný vandtæt wasserdicht αδιάβροχος impermeable vedenpitävä imperméable vodootporan impermeabile 防水の 방수의 waterdicht vanntett wodoszczelny à prova de água , impermeável водостойкий vattentät ที่กันน้ำได้ su geçirmez không thấm nước 防水的


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His long waterproof coat and the waterproof covering of his hat were shining and dripping with rain as everything was, the burly station-master included.
If it had depended on Napoleon's will to fight or not to fight the battle of Borodino, and if this or that other arrangement depended on his will, then evidently a cold affecting the manifestation of his will might have saved Russia, and consequently the valet who omitted to bring Napoleon his waterproof boots on the twenty-fourth would have been the savior of Russia.
Some of the drivers had a waterproof cover to throw over, which was a fine thing; but some of the men were so poor that they could not protect either themselves or their horses, and many of them suffered very much that winter.
 
 
 
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