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  7. waterproofing
Scope note
Process of making materials or surfaces impervious to water. To describe materials or articles having surfaces resistant, but not impervious, to water, use "water-repellent." For the state or quality of having little or no affinity for water, especially on a molecular level, use "hydrophobicity."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024