waterproofing
noun Date: 1845 1. a. the act or process of making something waterproof b. the condition of being made waterproof 2. something (as a coating) capable of imparting waterproofness

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  • Waterproofing — Wa ter*proof ing, n. 1. The act or process of making waterproof. [1913 Webster] 2. Same as {Waterproof}, n., 1. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waterproofing — [wôt′ər pro͞of΄iŋ] n. 1. the act or process of making something waterproof 2. any substance used for this …   English World dictionary

  • Waterproofing — Waterproof or water resistant describes objects unaffected by water or resisting water passage, or which are covered with a material that resists or does not allow water passage. Such items may be used in wet environments or under water.… …   Wikipedia

  • waterproofing — hidroizoliacinė medžiaga statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, statybose naudojama apsaugoti nuo vandens. atitikmenys: angl. hydraulic insulating material; waterproofer; waterproofing rus. гидроизоляционный материал …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • waterproofing — /waw teuhr prooh fing, wot euhr /, n. 1. a substance by which something is made waterproof. 2. the act or process of making something waterproof. [1835 45; WATERPROOF + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • waterproofing — noun a) The treatment of something to make it waterproof b) A waterproof material …   Wiktionary

  • waterproofing — n. raincoat; water resistant fabric v. make water resistant, make impervious to water adj. impervious to water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • waterproofing — wa•ter•proof•ing [[t]ˈwɔ tərˌpru fɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər [/t]] n. 1) a substance used to make something waterproof 2) the act or process of making something waterproof • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • waterproofing — /ˈwɔtəprufɪŋ/ (say wawtuhproohfing) noun 1. the material used to make something waterproof. 2. the act or process of making something waterproof. {waterproof + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • waterproofing — noun 1. the act of treating something to make it repel water (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑sealing • Derivationally related forms: ↑seal (for: ↑sealing), ↑waterproof …   Useful english dictionary

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