resisting though not entirely preventing the penetration of water.
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How to use water-resistant in a sentence
This action is possibly due to the filling of the voids in the oil, thus making a compact and water-resistant film.Paint Technology and Tests | Henry A. Gardner
A blanket of the water-resistant, feather-heavy Ozakian spider silk was cut into a protective covering for Vye.Star Hunter | Andre Alice Norton
British Dictionary definitions for water-resistant
(esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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