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Meaning of WATERPROOF

Pronunciation:  'wotur`proof

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a water-resistant coat
  2. [n]  any fabric impervious to water
  3. [adj]  not permitting the passage of water
  4. [v]  make watertight; "Waterproof the coat"
 

WATERPROOF is a 10 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: raincoat, rainproof, tight, waterproofed
 
 See Also: Burberry, cloth, coat, fabric, mac, macintosh, mack, mackintosh, material, seal, seal off, textile, trench coat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Wa"ter*proof`\, a.
    Proof against penetration or permeation by water; impervious
    to water; as, a waterproof garment; a waterproof roof.
    
    
  2. \Wa"ter*proof`\, n.
    1. A substance or preparation for rendering cloth, leather,
       etc., impervious to water.
    
    2. Cloth made waterproof, or any article made of such cloth,
       or of other waterproof material, as rubber; esp., an outer
       garment made of such material.
    
    
  3. \Wa"ter*proof`\, v. t.
    To render impervious to water, as cloth, leather, etc.
    
    
 

 

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