weatherstrip


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weath′er•strip`

or weath′er strip`,


n.
a narrow strip of metal, wood, rubber, or the like placed between a door or window sash and its frame to exclude rain, wind, etc.
[1840–50, Amer.]
weath′er-strip`, v.t. -stripped, -strip•ping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weatherstrip - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the coldweatherstrip - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Verb1.weatherstrip - provide with weatherstrippingweatherstrip - provide with weatherstripping; "The window must be weatherstripped before the cold weather sets in"
insulate - protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came"
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Install a good, thick weatherstrip on the bottom of all doors.
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Weatherstrip all doors and windows and ensure minimum air infiltration occurs.
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Autoseal 3500F is the next generation of Autoseal 3500, a previous best practice product in the automotive weatherstrip market.
Another inexpensive measure is weatherstrip tape, which reduces draughts and helps to insulate your home.
Before adding any insulation, caulk and weatherstrip your home, paying particular attention to gaps where ducts pierce walls and around windows and doorways.
In an attempt to deflect the blame, the oil giants are spending heavily on ad campaigns, such as an American Petroleum Institute (API) spot that urges consumers to turn down their thermostats, clean their furnace filters and weatherstrip their windows.