to make waterproof.
- wa·ter·proof·er, noun
- wa·ter·proof·ness, noun
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Keep in mind, this model is less water-resistant than others, so if you foresee rain during an all-day hunt, look for something that is guaranteed waterproof.Best hand warmers: Block the chill during your favorite winter activities | PopSci Commerce Team | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
The best heated vests for women will also be waterproof, machine washable, and have batteries that can handle hours of runtime.Best heated vest: Beat the cold weather with the right winter gear | PopSci Commerce Team | February 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
If you opt for the mitten route when performing snow sports, be sure to get a waterproof pair so that your hands remain dry when you land in the snow.
Be careful to investigate whether the gloves you’re considering are truly waterproof.Best winter gloves: Our picks for touch screen gloves, ski gloves, and more | PopSci Commerce Team | February 2, 2021 | Popular-Science
If you happen to be in a rather wet environment, we suggest finding a trapper hat with a waterproof exterior.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm | Carsen Joenk | January 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
But then, against all odds, it turned out that somehow, it had held its own and remained waterproof.Making 'The Dog': The Amazing True Story Behind ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ | Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren | August 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So they had to make me this waterproof renaissance gown and I would have to descend into the hot tub for rehearsal.Michaela Watkins: Fired From ‘SNL’ To Hollywood’s Funniest Scene-Stealer | Kevin Fallon | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The money was packaged in waterproof containers and thrown out of small, fixed-wing aircrafts over the ship.
But tears were not the things to find their way to Mr. Bumbles soul; his heart was waterproof.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
In rainy weather Hepzebiah wears a blue waterproof with a little hood but the ducks do not need anything like that.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
Rubbers and waterproof were hurried on, and Tessa was left alone with the fire, the rain, and her work.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
I had some doubtfully clean straw and my coat and waterproof, but I found it cold all the same.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
The Duke of Cambridge, wrapped in a waterproof coat, spent most of the night riding about among his men.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
British Dictionary definitions for waterproof
mainly British a waterproof garment, esp a raincoat
to make (a fabric, item of clothing, etc) waterproof
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