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WATERPROOF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does waterproof mean? 

WATERPROOF (noun)
  The noun WATERPROOF has 2 senses:

1. any fabric impervious to water
2. a water-resistant coat

  Familiarity information: WATERPROOF used as a noun is rare.


WATERPROOF (adjective)
  The adjective WATERPROOF has 1 sense:

1. not permitting the passage of water

  Familiarity information: WATERPROOF used as an adjective is very rare.


WATERPROOF (verb)
  The verb WATERPROOF has 1 sense:

1. make watertight

  Familiarity information: WATERPROOF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WATERPROOF (noun)


Sense 1waterproof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any fabric impervious to water

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("waterproof" is a kind of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)


Sense 2waterproof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A water-resistant coat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

raincoat; waterproof

Hypernyms ("waterproof" is a kind of...):

coat (an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "waterproof"):

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

mac; macintosh; mack; mackintosh (a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric)

trench coat (a military style raincoat; belted with deep pockets)


WATERPROOF (adjective)


Sense 1waterproof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not permitting the passage of water

Synonyms:

rainproof; waterproof; waterproofed

Similar:

tight (of such close construction as to be impermeable)


WATERPROOF (verb)


Sense 1waterproof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make watertight

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

Waterproof the coat

Hypernyms (to "waterproof" is one way to...):

seal; seal off (make tight; secure against leakage)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

The men waterproof the boat


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