[ US /ˈwɔtɝˌtaɪt/ ]
[ UK /wˈɔːtətˌa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. without flaws or loopholes
    an ironclad contract
    a bulletproof argument
    a watertight alibi
  2. not allowing water to pass in or out
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How To Use watertight In A Sentence

  • The watertight rooms, costing from £500 a night up to £3,000 for a suite, are aimed at wealthy travellers who want a unique holiday experience.
  • The DLR has become the latest corporate supporter of The Cutty Sark Trust after donating £5,000 to help ensure the deckhouses are sufficiently watertight to withstand the rain.
  • To their credit the builders have used bulkheads that are watertight between the hull and cabin soles to divide the boat into three separate compartments.
  • Therefore, the boat was equipped with fifteen watertight compartments, strictly divided up lengthways and breadthways, so she could stay afloat whatever happened.
  • Defences now being put in place have been calculated to ensure a relatively watertight town for the next 50 years.
  • Sadly it wasn't quite enough to break down the watertight Rovers defence and as the play ended, the hooter signalled the end of a quite remarkable encounter.
  • The watertight seals over structural joints tend to deteriorate over time as the caulking becomes less sticky and dislodges.
  • How watertight do you need these to be, factually?
  • There are no watertight theories of political praxis that are without contradictions and limitations.
  • He went on to state that all aspects of anti-social behaviour have to be examined and a case would have to be watertight before the local authority went to court seeking to evict a tenant.
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