from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Resistant to damage by water.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective that
slowsthe penetrationof water(but is not waterproof)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective hindering the penetration of water
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The company manufacturers both high-tech plastics and polymers—chemical additives that make cement more water-resistant, say, or paint dirt-resistant—here.
The perimeter of the dial lists 24 destinations, corresponding to the world's 24 time zones, and the watch is water-resistant up to 100 meters—a feature that may bring out your inner daredevil when it becomes available next fall.
We will teach you how to make a water-resistant bandage.
We might do this because we want to evolve a sunscreen that is water-resistant for several hours, that gives you factor 30 and when it starts to degrade it starts to change colour so we can see our skin change colour, which tells us we need to reapply it.
After this, it is OK to shower as long as the PICC line is covered with a water-resistant bandage.
Outlier, founded in 2008 by two young Brooklynites, is starting to make a name for itself with double-woven pants that are designed for pedaling: The label's stretch-fabric slacks are water-resistant on the outside, while minimizing sweat and abrasion inside.
It 's water-resistant, comes in three colors (chocolate is pictured) and includes two linings (one for all seasons, one winter-wool). $375, hlaska. com
These water-resistant earbuds can withstand the most extreme workouts, with Kevlar-reinforced cables that stay pliable below freezing and replaceable foam filters that block out dirt you kick up on the trail.
The Zelfbouwboomhut (Build-It-Yourself Treehouse) is comprised of water-resistant wood panels which fit together via a slot and tab system, and the completed structure is strapped, rather than nailed to the tree.
This same International Trade Commission report stated that the United States has completely lost the capability to make high-tech warm and water-resistant clothing for the commercial market often called performance outerwear.