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all-weather

[awl-weth-er]
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adjective
  1. designed to operate or be usable in any type of weather: an all-weather coat; an all-weather shelter.
  2. capable of resisting damage from exposure to any climatic conditions; weatherproof: an all-weather paint.
  3. in or including all types of weather: years of all-weather experience in the Arctic.
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Origin of all-weather

First recorded in 1955–60
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Historical Examples

  • Now, we want to know how to make an all-weather suit, and we want to know fast.

    The Standardized Man

    Stephen Bartholomew

  • This being recognised, there was strenuous effort to produce an “all-weather” machine.

    The Aeroplane

    Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper


British Dictionary definitions for all-weather

all-weather

adjective
  1. denoting a track, course, or pitch for athletic events or horse racing, made from material which is suitable for use in all weather conditions
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noun
  1. Also: allweather an all-weather track or pitch
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