weath·er·proof | \ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌprüf \

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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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 What that translates to in practice is a lineup of lightweight, weatherproof pieces inspired by the early days of Belstaff. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "After Nearly a Century, Belstaff Is Still Obsessed With Innovation," 2 Feb. 2018 Burberry: Established in 1856, this iconic British luxury name is rooted in its founder’s original invention of gabardine, the kind of fabric known for its lightweight and weatherproof qualities. 15. By Andrew Marton, star-telegram, "The Shops at Clearfork open! With more coming in 2018," 4 Oct. 2017 Built to provide street-market chaos with sanitary, weatherproof organization, the best of these buildings served as unifying emblems of their cities until well after the age of supermarkets was underway. Henry Grabar, Slate Magazine, "Artisanal Tacos on Paper Plates," 7 July 2017

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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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