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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwater-repellentˈwater-reˌpellent adjective  WATERmaterial that is water-repellent has been covered with a substance that makes water run off it, so that it does not become wetwater-repellent noun [countable]
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water-repellentThe entire leaf is covered in fine, downy hair, keeping it water-repellent.Granger's Mapdry A spray-on treatment which makes paper and cloth maps water-repellent and to some degree oil-repellent.Provides water-repellent coating on both exterior and interior surfaces.Comfort at night for most depended upon their having a piece of canvas or some other water-repellent material to roll in.After treatment, spray your boots with a water-repellent spray to prevent further stains.
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