water-resistant
adjective Date: 1921 water-repellent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • water-resistant — water re,sistant adjective not easily damaged or removed by water: a water resistant suntan lotion …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • water-resistant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely …   English terms dictionary

  • water-resistant — [wôt′ərri zis΄tənt] adj. that repels water for a short time but is not thoroughly waterproof …   English World dictionary

  • water-resistant — ADJ GRADED Something that is water resistant does not allow water to pass through it easily, or is not easily damaged by water. Microfibre fabrics are both water resistant and windproof... The personal stereo has a water resistant outer case …   English dictionary

  • water resistant — adjective something that is water resistant does not allow water to go through easily, but does not keep all water out: a watch that is water resistant to a depth of 50 metres …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • water-resistant — UK / US adjective not easily damaged or removed by water a water resistant sun cream …   English dictionary

  • water-resistant — adjective hindering the penetration of water a water repellent coat • Syn: ↑water repellent • Similar to: ↑impermeable …   Useful english dictionary

  • water-resistant — adjective that slows the penetration of water (but is not waterproof) Syn: water repellent …   Wiktionary

  • water resistant — adj. preventing penetration of water but not entirely, water repellent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • water-resistant — adjective able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely. Derivatives water resistance noun …   English new terms dictionary

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