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waterproof

[′wȯd·ər‚prüf]
(engineering)
Impervious to water.

waterproof

In the building trades, descriptive of any material or construction which is impervious to water.
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The Bootie Testing Machine tests every single GORE-TEX[R] bootie for waterproofness during GORE-TEX[R] footwear manufacturing.
Two new coated fabric products claim to combine waterproofness and breathability: one, called Entrant, uses polyurethane to bond with or penetrate a cotton or nylon fabric woven to let perspiration moisture out.
Besides waterproofness and breathability, such products are abrasion resistant and claim to be long-lived, but they require good maintenance.
Soles are constructed in various ways for comfort, durability, and waterproofness.
High on anyone's list should be the high-traction outsole, wickable knit lining, reinforced translucent toecap and heel counter for abrasion resistance and lateral stability, plus waterproofness.
In addition, check for such features as sturdy stake-down loops, numerous large window openings, waterproofness, camo patterns, and tie-downs (to hold the blind stable in the wind).
GORE won't let any footwear manufacturer build footwear with a GORE-TEX[R] membrane until their prototype boots are put through a rigorous testing process for waterproofness and breathability.
Yet there's no sacrificing Gore's guaranteed waterproofness.
Neither rubber-armoring nor waterproofness seems very important as you're sighting from a pickup truck.
Its major failing, from a hunter's perspective, is its lack of waterproofness.