Water Resistance

Water resistance may refer to:

  • wet strength, a measure of how well a fibreweb's hold together upon a force of rupture
  • waterproofing, making objects relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions
  • Fluid resistance, drag in water
  • Lotus effect (water-resistance in plant leaves)
  • the electrical resistivity of water

See also:-

  • Hydrophobe
  • Superhydrophobe

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