What is the difference between "wasserdicht" and "wasserfest"?
With which one can you dive and with which one can you walk in the rain?
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"wasserfest" means that the material is not destroyed by water; the plastic in a sieve is "wasserfest", while the sieve is not "wasserdicht"
"wasserdicht" means that the material will not let water pass through; a diver's watch is "wasserdicht"
"wasserabweisend" means that a fabric will repell water but let water through if the pressure is strong enough; usually this means that clothing will keep you dry when there are only a few drops of rain, but you will get wet in heavy rain