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impermeable

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (clothing)
a. raincoat
Está lloviendo; ponte el impermeable.It's raining. Put your raincoat on.
b. mackintosh (United Kingdom)
Compré un impermeable amarillo y botas de agua a juego.I bought a yellow mackintosh with matching rubber boots.
c. mac
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Prefiero llevar impermeable que cargar con un paraguas.I prefer wearing a mac than carrying an umbrella around.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (water-resistant)
a. waterproof
Necesito una mochila que sea impermeable y ligera.I need a light waterproof backpack.
b. impermeable (technical)
Los tanques de agua están revestidos de un tejido impermeable.Water tanks are lined with an impermeable fabric.
c. impervious (technical)
El suelo está hecho de un material impermeable.The floor is made of an impervious material.
3. (indifferent)
a. impervious
Es impermeable al sufrimiento ajeno.He's impervious to other people's suffering.
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impermeable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. waterproof
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. raincoat
b. mac (United Kingdom)
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impermeable
adjective
1 (al agua) waterproof
2 (impenetrable) impermeable;a to; impervious
1 (prenda) raincoat; mac (familiar)
2 (preservativo) French letter (familiar)
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