windproof

adjective
wind·​proof | \ ˈwin(d)-ˈprüf How to pronounce windproof (audio) \

Definition of windproof

: impervious to wind a windproof jacket

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Hazard-mitigation grants pay communities to windproof buildings, move them out of floodplains and take other preventative steps. Thomas Frank, Scientific American, "Why the U.S. Disaster Agency Is Not Ready for Catastrophes," 20 Aug. 2019

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windproof

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of windproof

: not allowing wind to enter or move through

windproof

adjective
wind·​proof | \ ˈwind-ˈprüf How to pronounce windproof (audio) \

Kids Definition of windproof

: protecting from the wind

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