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watertight

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adjective wa·ter·tight \ˌwȯ-tər-ˈtīt, ˌwä-\

Simple Definition of watertight

  • : put or fit together so tightly that water cannot enter or pass through

  • : too strong or effective to fail or to be defeated

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of watertight

  1. 1 :  of such tight construction or fit as to be impermeable to water except when under sufficient pressure to produce structural discontinuity

  2. 2 :  leaving no possibility of misconstruction or evasion <a watertight lease>

watertightness

noun

Examples of watertight in a sentence

  1. The doors are all watertight.

  2. The evidence against the defendant was watertight.



14th Century

First Known Use of watertight

14th century

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WATERTIGHT Defined for Kids

watertight

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adjective wa·ter·tight \ˌwȯ-tər-ˈtīt, ˌwä-\

Definition of watertight for Students

  1. :  so tight as to be waterproof <The pipe's joints are watertight.>




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