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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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SPF 50+ is a broadspectrum, water-resistant sunscreen that helps prevent sunburn on both the face and body.
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