from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a water-repellant, breathable laminated fabric used primarily in outerwear and shoes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A synthetic fabric that is permeable to water vapour but impermeable to water drops; used for making breathable rainwear.
From the inventor, Robert W. Gore and textile. (Wiktionary)