rainproof
adjective Date: 1831 impervious to rain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rainproof — [rān′pro͞of΄] adj. not letting rain through; shedding rain vt. to make rainproof …   English World dictionary

  • rainproof — /rayn proohf /, adj. 1. impervious to rain; keeping out or unaffected by rain: a rainproof cover; a rainproof coat. v.t. 2. to make rainproof. [1825 35; RAIN + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • rainproof — rain|proof1 [ reın,pruf ] adjective rainproof material or clothing prevents rain from making things wet: WATERPROOF: a rainproof jacket rainproof rain|proof 2 [ reın,pruf ] verb transitive to apply a substance to cloth or clothing in order to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rainproof — UK [ˈreɪnˌpruːf] / US [ˈreɪnˌpruf] adjective rainproof material or clothing prevents rain from passing through it a rainproof jacket …   English dictionary

  • rainproof — {adj.} Resistant to rain; something that will not soak in water; referring to a material that repels water. * / I don t need an umbrella, she said, as my coat is rainproof. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rainproof — {adj.} Resistant to rain; something that will not soak in water; referring to a material that repels water. * / I don t need an umbrella, she said, as my coat is rainproof. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rainproof — 1. adjective waterproof 2. verb To make rainproof …   Wiktionary

  • rainproof — rain|proof [ˈreınpru:f] adj able to keep rain out →↑waterproof ▪ a rainproof jacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rainproof — rain|proof [ reinpru:f] <aus gleichbed. engl. rainproof zu rain »Regen« u. proof »undurchlässig«> durch Imprägnierung Wasser u. Regen abstoßend (von Geweben) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • rainproof — adj Resistant to rain; something that will not soak in water; referring to a material that repels water. I don t need an umbrella, she said, as my coat is rainproof …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rainproof — adjective able to keep rain out: a rainproof jacket …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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