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A Windbreaker or windcheater is a thin outer coat designed to resist wind chill and light rain. It is usually of light construction, characteristically made of some type of glossy synthetic material and often incorporating an elastic waistband and zipper. It rarely includes a hood.

The term "windbreaker", used primarily in North America, is actually a genericized trademark. The term "windcheater" is used in the United Kingdom and certain Commonwealth countries.

Windbreaker also refers to any glossy synthetic material used to make clothing.

The term Windbreaker pants describes pants made out of a glossy synthetic material with an elastic around the waist.


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The above article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windbreaker).  1/6/06
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