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Watertight

An enclosure that does not permit the passage of moisture.

watertight

1. Said of an enclosure or barrier that does not permit the passage of moisture.
2. Said of a surface that is impermeable to water except when exposed to a hydrostatic pressure sufficient to produce structural discontinuity by rupture.
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Also vital to the new spec were pending federal regulations that may require watertight joints in all storm sewers.
The patented rods provide a totally airtight, watertight and odour-tight seal, and can also be used to seal other bags, such as rice and pasta, once opened.
Featuring PTFE/PVC jackets and various insulation and watertight constructions, they can include 4 to 30 Ga wire and coaxial and triaxial cables up to 1-in.
With a watertight, die-cast housing and built-in surge arrester, the unit is designed for installation in harsh environments.--ZyXEL Communications
The watertight 7/16 connectors are designed for use in mobile radio network antennas and have appropriate mechanical and electrical properties.
According to Britain's Home Office, the system will provide "watertight confirmation of identity".
White Lightning 100% RTV silicone rubber sealant provides a watertight seal, with a highly flexible formula that will not crack, crumble or shrink.
The Splash floats, thanks to a lightweight and watertight body.
This chuck features watertight, stainless steel construction and the use of rare earth magnets for excellent holding power.
Manfred Milinski of the Max-Planck Institute of Limnology in Plon, Germany, cautions that the ease for calling these behaviors image scoring is "not a watertight proof" because Bshary merely observed the behaviors and hasn't performed experiments that directly test for image scoring.
The ST-DRY watertight fiber optic connector assembly is designed to form a watertight connector that completely protects the fiber optic cable from water, humidity, vapors, gases, chemicals and invasion by particulate that can interfere with transmission and degrade the performance of the optical fiber.