[waw-ter-ri-zis-tuh nt, wot-er-]
- resisting though not entirely preventing the penetration of water.
Origin of water-resistant
First recorded in 1920–25
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- (esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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