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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.
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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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To figure out material quantities, measure and add the dimensions of cracks and window and door perimeters that need to be weatherstripped, allowing a little extra for waste.
And since modern doors come prehung in a weatherstripped frame, you don't have to be a master carpenter to do a first-class job.
Weatherstripping: All windows are completely weatherstripped using fin-seal weatherstripping ensuring en effective seal for both water and air.
The raised edge around the lip of the roof opening, to which the panels were hinged, was covered with aluminum flashing and weatherstripped. This made the observatory virtually leakproof.