Origin of waterproofing
- to make waterproof.
Origin of waterproof
Related Words for waterproofingplug, shut, secure, isolate, stop, enclose, close, stopper, plaster, gum, cork, segregate, fasten, paste, quarantine, waterproof
Examples from the Web for waterproofing
Historical Examples of waterproofing
The first patent for waterproofing seems to have been granted in 1791.The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
One use they put it to was the waterproofing of their cloaks.The Wonder Book of Knowledge
Waterproofing by paraffin is a most satisfactory process and the one most used by tent manufacturers.
The one feature of shoe selection which seems to appeal to the average sportsman is waterproofing.
Then a waterproofing contractor agreed to make the reservoir water tight with paper and tar, by applying it on the inside.Concrete Construction
Halbert P. Gillette
- mainly British a waterproof garment, esp a raincoat
- to make (a fabric, item of clothing, etc) waterproof