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wa·ter-re·sis·tant

(wô′tər-rĭ-zĭs′tənt, wŏt′ər-)
adj.
Resistant to damage by water: a water-resistant watch; water-resistant wallboard.
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water-resistant

adj
(Textiles) (esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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wa′ter-repel`lent



adj.
having a finish that resists but does not entirely prevent the penetration of water.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.water-resistant - hindering the penetration of water; "a water-repellent coat"
impermeable - preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through; "impermeable stone"; "an impermeable layer of scum"; "a coat impermeable to rain"
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Translations

water-resistant

[ˈwɔːtərɪˈzɪstənt] ADJ [material] → impermeable; [sunscreen] → a prueba de agua
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water-resistant

[ˈwɔːtərɪˌzɪstnt] adj (fabric) → impermeabile; (sun lotion) → resistente all'acqua
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IP68 water-resistance rating (two meters for up to 30 minutes in water)
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"Today, people are looking for sun care products that offer multiskin benefits that go beyond UVA/UVB protection to include water-resistance, ease of application and comfort," says Chris Carballo, senior brand manager of Banana Boat brand sunscreens.
Adding these dispersions to standard latexes such as SBR and VP emulsions can improve adhesion, water-resistance and mechanical properties.
WATER-RESISTANCE AND WET-ADHESION TESTING: Water testing is very important, as water-based coatings tend to have higher water sensitivity than solvent-based ones.
At the time, PPRC experts said the teak wood used on the stairways are the same ones used in shipbuilding; the wood's water-resistance, they said, would aid in the preservation of the stone steps.