Gore-tex meaning

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A trademark for a water-repellant, breathable laminated fabric, used primarily in outerwear and shoes.
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A strong, porous material formed from a polymer, used to make clothing water-repellent, and for electrical insulation, prosthetic devices, etc.
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(trademark) A synthetic ePTFE (Teflon) fabric that is permeable to water vapour but impermeable to water drops; used for making breathable rainwear.
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Origin of gore-tex

  • From the inventor, Robert W. Gore and textile.

    From Wiktionary