weath·​er·​proof | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌprüf How to pronounce weatherproof (audio) \

Definition of weatherproof

: able to withstand exposure to weather without damage or loss of function

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Other Words from weatherproof

weatherproof transitive verb
weatherproofness noun

Examples of weatherproof in a Sentence

The material is weatherproof and will not rot from moisture.

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The tent-like structures are weatherproof and climate-controlled, the press release states. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, "Border Patrol officials unveil new Yuma facility designed to hold more migrants," 28 June 2019 SunbriteTV is here to make outdoor viewing parties your new reality with a range of televisions that aren't just outdoor-friendly, but specifically weatherproof and anti-glare, too. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "You Can Now Watch Netflix Outside With This Weatherproof, Anti-Glare Outdoor TV," 4 June 2019 For both, and for any outdoor sport, really, having comfortable and weatherproof clothing is key. Amy Marturana, SELF, "The 20 Best New Running, Hiking, and Swimming Accessories and Apparel," 12 Nov. 2018 Based in Bartow, Fla., the company launched a line of weatherproof outdoor cabinets two years ago that now sell nationwide, said Jennifer Hargrove, head designer for the company. Marni Jameson,, "Bring out the family: 4 tips for customizing your outdoor kitchen," 1 June 2018 Offered in a variety of sizes and neon-bright colors, these retroreflective, weatherproof stripes are designed from materials similar to road signs to keep you safe around cars—and flaunt your personality to boot. Nick Davidson, Outside Online, "8 Pieces of Bike Gear to Keep You Safe on Your Commute," 23 May 2018 The National Geographic Guide Series features two backpacks, a duffel, and two roller bags, all constructed with super-tough tarpaulin fabric, weatherproof zippers, and wide easy-access openings for optimum organization. Ariella Gintzler, Outside Online, "Testing Adventure-Ready Travel Bags from Eagle Creek," 10 May 2018 Growing kids can be hard to outfit in warm, weatherproof gear that withstands puddle-jumping, biking and skiing. Erin Kirkland, Anchorage Daily News, "Kick the kids out of the house for playtime, and then join them," 19 Mar. 2018 Preliminary park construction plans include eight weatherproof power stations that each include two standard power outlets and two USB ports. Erin Hegarty, Naperville Sun, "Advisory commission recommends adding Smart Park, Harmony Park to Naperville Riverwalk," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of weatherproof

circa 1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weatherproof was circa 1620

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English Language Learners Definition of weatherproof

: not able to be changed or damaged by the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.
: able to protect someone or something from the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.

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