Definition of 'waterproof'
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He was dressed in waterproof clothing which covered him from head to foot, suggesting he may have swum in from a boat. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)He glanced at his Army issue waterproof watch: five minutes past five o'clock in the morning. TANK OF SERPENTS (2004)While Owen brushed raindrops from his waterproof, I ran an eye over the equipment. MUSIC FOR BOYS (2004)
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Translations for 'waterproof'
British English: waterproof /ˈwɔːtəˌpruːf/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is waterproof does not let water pass through it.
- American English: waterproof
- Arabic: مُقَاوِمٌ لِلمِياه
- Brazilian Portuguese: à prova de água
- Chinese: 防水的
- Croatian: vodootporan
- Czech: vodotěsný
- Danish: vandtæt
- Dutch: waterdicht
- European Spanish: impermeable
- Finnish: vedenpitävä
- French: imperméable
- German: wasserdicht
- Greek: αδιάβροχος
- Italian: impermeabile
- Japanese: 防水の
- Korean: 방수의
- Norwegian: vanntett
- Polish: wodoszczelny
- European Portuguese: impermeável
- Romanian: impermeabil
- Russian: водостойкий
- Spanish: impermeable
- Swedish: vattentät
- Thai: ที่กันน้ำได้
- Turkish: su geçirmez
- Ukrainian: непромокальний
- Vietnamese: không thấm nước
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