from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of waterproof.
- n. The treatment of something to make it waterproof
- n. A waterproof material
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of making waterproof.
- n. Same as Waterproof, n., 1.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process or method of rendering impervious to water, as clothing, boots and shoes, and fishing-lines.
- n. The material with which a substance is made waterproof, as caoutchouc, a varnish, or an oil.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a coating capable of making a surface waterproof
- n. the act of treating something to make it repel water
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The final exterior coating to provide waterproofing is generally a paint product that is commonly named after one of the major brand names like "Fester" and helps to protect the lower layers of the roof and shed rainwater.
I'd like to have those cracks filled, but when I called a waterproofing company they offered to put in a French drain and sump pump for $10,000.
So-called waterproofing processes, making the shoe air-tight as well as waterproof, should be avoided.
What’s also interesting is that the lipids concerned function in waterproofing.
We develop Dry Mortar products, such as waterproofing, self leveling flooring, render/plaster, grout and we are involved in projects where we develop green and low carbon footprint concrete for clients.
VC provides 'waterproofing' in utero, allowing skin to grow in wet conditions, while after birth it hydrates and cleanses, even healing when applied to ulcers.
Also, waterproofing the dome is critical, and the exterior material needs to tolerate a wide range of temperatures and hence a wider range of movement due to thermal expansion and contraction.
The Ancient Egyptians, as early as 3000 B.C., experimented with waterproofing materials like beeswax, gelatin and clay.
Roof sealing or waterproofing has been a problem since ancient times.
The final preparatory step involves cleaning the surface to remove any deleterious surface grease or dirt that would inhibit proper adherence of the final coat of waterproofing.