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windproof

Line breaks: wind|proof
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪn(d)pruːf
 
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Definition of windproof in English:

adjective

(Of a garment or fabric) giving protection from the wind.
Example sentences
  • The Cordura fabric is windproof, water resistant, rot proof and fire resistant.
  • Waterproof and windproof clothing when appropriate, as well as sufficient over-clothing, particularly wearing hats, and keeping moving while out, can do much to prevent cold stress outdoors.
  • Several of Woolrich's hunting garments are made of Squires Hightech's Saddle-Cloth, a soft, quiet, stormproof and windproof fabric.

Words that rhyme with windproof

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