Definition of water-resistant in English:

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water-resistant

adjective

Able to resist the penetration of water to some degree but not entirely.
Example sentences
  • Have the child wear sleeves that are snug at the wrist, mittens (they are warmer than gloves) and water-resistant coats and shoes.
  • The fabric is water-resistant and durable, capable of withstanding any elements you may encounter on your adventures.
  • This is mostly due to the fact that the majority of the earth here is hard and water-resistant.

Derivatives

water-resistance

noun
Example sentences
  • Today's lightweight ‘performance’ fabrics are perfect for waterproofing and water-resistance with barely a hint to the consumer that they have they have been treated.
  • On the other hand, if such answers could be found, might the extreme water-resistance of such construction find application in areas of predictable inundation?
  • My Waterproof Project Paper is ideal for projects where water-resistance and dimension-stability characteristics are necessary.

Words that rhyme with water-resistant

assistant, coexistent, consistent, distant, equidistant, existent, insistent, persistent, resistant, subsistent

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: wa·ter-re·sis·tant

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