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Definition 1: a water-resistant coat - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for waterproof in the sense of this definition

(waterproof is a kind of ...) an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors

(... is a kind of waterproof ) a lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer

(... is a kind of waterproof ) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

(... is a kind of waterproof ) a military style raincoat; belted with deep pockets

Definition 2: any fabric impervious to water - [noun denoting artifact]

(waterproof is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 3: make watertight - [verb of contact]

Samples where waterproof or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Waterproof the coat

(waterproof is a kind of ...) make tight; secure against leakage

"seal the windows"

Definition 4: not permitting the passage of water - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for waterproof in the sense of this definition

(waterproof is similar to ...) of such close construction as to be impermeable

"a tight roof" "warm in our tight little house"

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