- wind + -proof (Wiktionary)
“The latest models aim to be windproof, meaning that they are made to withstand powerful gusts without turning inside out or breaking.”
“They tell me that every one here puts on fat in the cold weather as a kind of windproof jacket.”
“If you're starting from scratch (and don't want to look like a 200-lb. bumblebee, like I do), look for wool insulating layers and some kind of windproof shell.”
“I would be more likely to bring windproof-waterproof matches in a waterproof container and a couple mini bic lighters.”
“Safety matches do have an appeal — not so much the paper-matchbook kind that will wilt in your pocket on a damp day, but the waterproof-windproof varieties sold in sporting-goods stores that burn with a tall, long-lasting flame.”
“I always carry a down jacket in my pack for the coldest days to wear under my windproof layer.”
“For your body, again if you are blind or stand hunting, make sure your outer layer is windproof.”
“—For 78 years, Zippo Manufacturing Co. has been known for its "windproof" cigarette lighters, which are fashioned from brass and chrome at a factory in this northwestern Pennsylvania town of 8,400 people.”
“Zippo is expanding its lineup to include items such as cologne, but for decades it has been known for its 'windproof' cigarette lighters.”
“Is it for both skateboarding and snowboarding? depends if you need gear for waterproof, windproof, insulation or just “clothing”.”
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