waterproofing

noun
wa·​ter·​proof·​ing | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌprü-fiŋ How to pronounce waterproofing (audio) , ˈwä-\

Definition of waterproofing

1a : the act or process of making something waterproof
b : the condition of being made waterproof
2 : something (such as a coating) capable of imparting waterproofness

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There will be other minor updates as well, including better video taking, a wider angle for the FaceID sensors, faster processors, and better waterproofing. Mike Murphy, Quartz, "Apple’s big September event will be about a lot more than new iPhones," 6 Sep. 2019 The speaker also went through tons more durability testing, including waterproofing, sandblasting (yes, really), and drop tests. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Sonos Finally Has a Portable Speaker," 5 Sep. 2019 The new feature also helps the Oasis stand out from Amazon’s only real competition: its own Kindle Paperwhite, which has the same 300ppi display, waterproofing, and feature set as the Oasis for a fraction of the price. Chaim Gartenberg, The Verge, "Amazon Kindle Oasis 2019 review: getting warmer," 24 July 2019 The Detroit Zoo's acclaimed Polk Penguin Conservation Center will close in September for at least nine months to allow for waterproofing repairs, according to a news release from the zoo. Elissa Robinson, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Zoo to close penguin center for 9 months due to 'faulty waterproofing'," 20 June 2019 If there’s condensation trapped behind the plastic, call in a waterproofing contractor to evaluate the situation. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Finish Your Basement," 18 Apr. 2019 However, the bump to IP68 waterproofing makes repairs just a little more difficult, and the front and back are still made of big glass panels. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "iFixit’s iPhone XS and XS Max teardown: Like the iPhone X with a couple surprises," 21 Sep. 2018 Consider waterproofing, vinyl tiles and extra lights Playing chicken: Who has the best chicken sandwich? Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, "Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy?," 20 Aug. 2019 Wirelessly play your favorite tracks, take Bluetooth calls, and rest easy with some serious waterproofing. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Tech Deals for Travelers," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of waterproofing

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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