What does raincoat mean?

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ˈreɪnˌkoʊtrain·coat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raincoat, waterproofnoun

    a water-resistant coat

Wiktionary

  1. raincoatnoun

    A waterproof coat worn in the rain.

  2. raincoatnoun

    A condom.

Freebase

  1. Raincoat

    A raincoat or slicker is a waterproof or water-resistant coat worn to protect the body from rain. The term rain jacket is sometimes used to refer to raincoats that are waist length. A rain jacket may be combined with a pair of rain pants to make a rain suit. Modern raincoats are often constructed of breathable, waterproof fabrics such as Gore-Tex or Tyvek and coated nylons. These fabrics allow some air to pass through, allowing the garment to 'breathe' so that sweat vapour can escape. The amount of pouring rain a raincoat can handle is sometimes meassured in the unit millimeters, water gauge.

Editors Contribution

  1. raincoat

    A type of coat suitable to use in the rain.

    We all need a raincoat for various purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raincoat in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raincoat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of raincoat in a Sentence

  1. Liberum Analyst Tom Gadsby:

    If you go back a couple of decades, it was a tired old raincoat brand and they have turned it into something very different and an awful lot more attractive and profitable.

  2. Alan Kaufman:

    We’d been relying on the same two antiquated weather protection products for a thousand years: the umbrella and the raincoat, this industry was ripe for innovation.

  3. Harold Wilson:

    I'm an optimist, but an optimist who carries a raincoat.

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