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water-resistant

(esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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For waterproofing, there are several other test methods and practices used, but the common theme for penetrating water-repellent treatments on all substrates and all methods is that the treatment must be able to exclude water in a measurable way from penetrating the substrate, and it must not be able to be easily removed by normal weathering or washing.
There is strong interest in the development of water-repellent emulsion additives for new carbon-based and micronized metal preservatives, and patents continue to be registered in the area (Hennessy 2001, Cui et al.
To understand how the striders do it, Kim and his colleague Duck-Gyu Lee dropped highly water-repellent spheres the size of large sand grains onto a water surface.
The SPORTY[R] range includes a variety of models: low shoes, ankle boots, shoes with GORE-TEX[R] lining, shoes made of water-repellent leather (as well as nubuck and aerated nubuck), sandals for the summer, 'trainer' models, a special range for women, and white-coloured models for the food industry, among many others.
Although outer clothing is water-repellent, the surest way to stay dry is to shake or brush off any ice, snow or water drops.
It is heat- and stain-resistant, water-repellent and has a safe grip.
Details include a new 17in alloy wheel for 'S' models, water-repellent glass for door mirrors which self-cleanse for improved visibility, while SE models also gain electric folding door mirrors with ground lights, previously a pounds 200 option.
They are fully pocketed and come in a Quarpel water-repellent finish.
Water-repellent molecules fixed to the material help small amounts of snow slide off, the company said.
This product provides a heat-stable water-repellent, light-colored barrier that keeps staining reagents localized on a tissue section, prevents mixing of reagents when two sections on the same slide are differentially stained, and requires fewer reagents per section.
13, and also features water-repellent seats to make cleaning easier.
The chemical is released in small quantities from products like water-repellent coatings used on clothing and furniture, and fire-supressing foam.