What Is the Difference between Water-Resistant, Water-Repellent, and Waterproof?
What is the difference between water-resistant, water-repellent and waterproof? For most of us, these phrases are pretty much synonymous - after all, they all mean that an item or a device is not damaged when they come in contact with water. Is that, however, really the case? What do these terms really mean? Should you be wearing your water-resistant watch to the pool? Is a water-repellent jacket in fact better than a water-resistant one? Let's check!