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wa·ter·proof

 (wô′tər-pro͞of′, 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.
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waterproofing

(ˈwɔːtəpruːfɪŋ)
n
1. the quality of being waterproof
2. (Textiles) the quality of being waterproof
3. the process of making something waterproof
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wa•ter•proof•ing

(ˈwɔ tərˌpru fɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər-)

n.
1. a substance used to make something waterproof.
2. the act or process of making something waterproof.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waterproofing - the act of treating something to make it repel waterwaterproofing - the act of treating something to make it repel water
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
2.waterproofing - a coating capable of making a surface waterproofwaterproofing - a coating capable of making a surface waterproof
coating, coat - a thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"
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Translations

waterproofing

[ˈwɔːtəˈpruːfɪŋ] N (= process) → impermeabilización f; (= material) → impermeabilizante m
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waterproofing

[ˈwɔːtəˌpruːfɪŋ] nimpermeabilizzazione f
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