waterproofing

noun wa·ter·proof·ing \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌprü-fiŋ , ˈwä- \
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of waterproofing

1 a : 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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First Known Use of waterproofing

1820

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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