mothproof


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moth·proof

 (môth′pro͞of′, mŏth′-)
adj.
Resistant to damage by moths.
tr.v. moth·proofed, moth·proof·ing, moth·proofs
To make resistant to damage by moths.

mothproof

(ˈmɒθˌpruːf)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths
vb
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof

moth•proof

(ˈmɔθˌpruf, ˈmɒθ-)

adj.
1. resistant to attack by moths.
v.t.
2. to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof.
[1890–95]
moth′proof`er, n.

mothproof


Past participle: mothproofed
Gerund: mothproofing

Imperative
mothproof
mothproof
Present
I mothproof
you mothproof
he/she/it mothproofs
we mothproof
you mothproof
they mothproof
Preterite
I mothproofed
you mothproofed
he/she/it mothproofed
we mothproofed
you mothproofed
they mothproofed
Present Continuous
I am mothproofing
you are mothproofing
he/she/it is mothproofing
we are mothproofing
you are mothproofing
they are mothproofing
Present Perfect
I have mothproofed
you have mothproofed
he/she/it has mothproofed
we have mothproofed
you have mothproofed
they have mothproofed
Past Continuous
I was mothproofing
you were mothproofing
he/she/it was mothproofing
we were mothproofing
you were mothproofing
they were mothproofing
Past Perfect
I had mothproofed
you had mothproofed
he/she/it had mothproofed
we had mothproofed
you had mothproofed
they had mothproofed
Future
I will mothproof
you will mothproof
he/she/it will mothproof
we will mothproof
you will mothproof
they will mothproof
Future Perfect
I will have mothproofed
you will have mothproofed
he/she/it will have mothproofed
we will have mothproofed
you will have mothproofed
they will have mothproofed
Future Continuous
I will be mothproofing
you will be mothproofing
he/she/it will be mothproofing
we will be mothproofing
you will be mothproofing
they will be mothproofing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mothproofing
you have been mothproofing
he/she/it has been mothproofing
we have been mothproofing
you have been mothproofing
they have been mothproofing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mothproofing
you will have been mothproofing
he/she/it will have been mothproofing
we will have been mothproofing
you will have been mothproofing
they will have been mothproofing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mothproofing
you had been mothproofing
he/she/it had been mothproofing
we had been mothproofing
you had been mothproofing
they had been mothproofing
Conditional
I would mothproof
you would mothproof
he/she/it would mothproof
we would mothproof
you would mothproof
they would mothproof
Past Conditional
I would have mothproofed
you would have mothproofed
he/she/it would have mothproofed
we would have mothproofed
you would have mothproofed
they would have mothproofed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mothproof - protect from moths; "mothproof woollen clothes during the summer"
protect - shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage; "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
Adj.1.mothproof - resistant to damage by moths
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"
Translations

mothproof

[ˈmɒθpruːf] ADJa prueba de polillas

mothproof

[ˈmɒθpruːf] adjtraité(e) à l'antimitemoth repellent nantimite m

mothproof

[ˈmɒθˌpruːf] adjantitarmico/a
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