Definitions

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  • adj. Resistant to flooding.
  • v. To make resistant to flooding.

Etymologies

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flood +‎ -proof

Examples

  • There, the students worked on a foundation for the house under construction and tarred its basement to make it floodproof.

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  • Owners of commercial properties will be allowed to floodproof buildings that cannot be elevated, which involves modifying windows and doors to keep water out.

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  • Although she didn't have details of what it takes to floodproof a building, O'Donohoe said it involved modifications to the windows and doors to keep water out.

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