windproof
adjective Date: 1616 impervious to wind <
a windproof jacket
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  • windproof — [wind′pro͞of΄] adj. impervious to or unaffected by the wind [a windproof coat, a windproof lighter] …   English World dictionary

  • windproof — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : proof against the wind a windproof jacket * * * /wind proohf /, adj. resisting wind, as fabric or a jacket or coat. [1610 20; WIND1 + PROOF] * * * windˈproof adjective (of garments or fabrics) resistant to or impenetrable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • windproof — /wind proohf /, adj. resisting wind, as fabric or a jacket or coat. [1610 20; WIND1 + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • windproof — 1. adjective Providing some protection from the wind. 2. verb To make resistant to the wind …   Wiktionary

  • windproof — Synonyms and related words: airtight, close, compact, dustproof, dusttight, fast, firm, gasproof, gastight, hermetic, hermetically sealed, lightproof, lighttight, oilproof, oiltight, rainproof, raintight, sealed, shut fast, smokeproof, smoketight …   Moby Thesaurus

  • windproof — adj. resistant to wind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • windproof — adjective (of a garment or fabric) giving protection from the wind …   English new terms dictionary

  • windproof — wind•proof [[t]ˈwɪndˌpruf[/t]] adj. clo resisting penetration by the wind, as fabric or a coat • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • windproof — /ˈwɪndpruf/ (say windproohf) adjective resisting penetration by the wind. {wind1 + proof} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Smock Windproof DPM — The Smock, Windproof, DPM (or, DPM Windproof Smock ) was issued alongside the standard DPM Combat Jackets by the British Army. The Special Air Service Regiment was the first unit to adopt its own design of DPM Windproof Smock which it wore in… …   Wikipedia

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