rot-resistant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj rot-resistant resistant to rotting
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Usage

In literature:

Mere doubt, without any resistance from the intuitive, non-discursive side of our nature, is the dry-rot of the soul.
"Introduction to Robert Browning" by Hiram Corson
The poison has rotted the whole system, and no power to resist the simplest disease remains.
"Across China on Foot" by Edwin Dingle
I resisted the desire to say that I was glad he acknowledged the Jervaise version of common sense to be one kind of rot.
"The Jervaise Comedy" by J. D. Beresford
Vulpina is less resistant to black-rot than AEstivalis but somewhat more resistant than Labrusca.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
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In news:

Many timber decks continue to be made out of redwood, cedar or Ipé, woods chosen for their strength and relative resistance to insects and rot.
Combined with a high oil content that resists rotting and moisture damage, eucalyptus will last much longer both indoors and outdoors than other woods.
Start with two 7-foot-tall posts (either 4-by-4s or round ones 3 to 4 inches in diameter) of rot-resistant wood such as redwood or cedar.
The batten is factory-primed on all four sides and is moisture-, rot- and termite-resistant.
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