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water resistant means that water will not soak through your (Eg. coat) right away but after a while water will start to soak through. water resistant material are like winter jackets and stuff. they have a protective layer but are not meant for hardcore snow/rain. On the other hand water proof means that no water will ever get in. like a water proof camera or watch. these items are meant to go under water and are perfectly protected against H2o

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What is the difference between waterproof and water resistant?

water resistance is lowest level of water protection.If a device is said to be water-resistance means it is difficult for the water to get in to the device or possibly the device may be coated with light substance that helps the device's chance of surviving an encounter with water. Water proof means the bag can be submerged completely underwater for long periods of time, and there won't be one single drop of water that enters the interior.


What is the difference between water and watering?

Water is a noun. ex. Water is essential for life. Watering is a verb. ex. I am watering the plants.


What adjectives are fire resistant?

Metal ,cold, water,and many more


Is proves the plural of proofs?

No, the verb 'proves' and the verb 'proofs' have two different meanings. The verb proves is the third person, singular, present of the verb to prove (proves, proving, proved, proven); to establish the truth or validity of by presentation of argument or evidence. The verb proofs is the third person, singular, present of the verb to proof (proofs, proofing, proofed); to activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk (proof yeast); to make resistant to damage or failure (water proof); to check for errors (short for proofread). The word proof is also a noun. The plural form for the noun proof is proofs. The noun proof is a word for information or evidence that shows that something is definitely true or definitely exists.


What is the opposite of absorbent?

Other than "nonabsorbent" or "repellent" it could be waterproof, or water-resistant.

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