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Definitions for waterproofing
ˈwɔ tərˌpru fɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər-wa·ter·proof·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waterproofing, sealingnoun

    the act of treating something to make it repel water

  2. waterproofingnoun

    a coating capable of making a surface waterproof


  1. waterproofingnoun

    The treatment of something to make it waterproof

  2. waterproofingnoun

    A waterproof material

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waterproofingnoun

    the act or process of making waterproof

  2. Waterproofingnoun

    same as Waterproof, n., 1


  1. Waterproofing

    Waterproof or water-resistant describes objects relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions. Such items may be used in wet environments or under water to specified depths. Waterproofing describes making an object waterproof or water-resistant. "Water resistant" and "waterproof" often refer to penetration of liquid water. Permeation of water vapor is reported as a water vapor transmission rate. Also, water from condensation is usually separate from "water resistant". The hulls of boats and ships were once waterproofed by applying tar or pitch. Modern items may be waterproofed by applying water-repellent coatings or by sealing seams with gaskets or O-rings. In construction, a building or structure is waterproofed with the use of membranes and coatings to protect contents underneath or within as well as protecting structural integrity. The waterproofing of the building envelope in construction specifications is listed under '07 - Thermal and Moisture Protection' within MasterFormat 2004, by the Construction Specifications Institute, and includes roofing material as well as waterproofing materials.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waterproofing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waterproofing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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