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What is "Windproof" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a fabric or membrane to block the passage of external air through it. In cold climatic conditions, windproof garments help to keep the wearer warm.
The ability of a fabric to be nonpermeable to wind and air.
The ability of a fabric to shut out wind or air.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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