weatherize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1943 to make (as a house) better protected against winter weather (as by adding insulation) • weatherization noun

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  • weatherize — ☆ weatherize [weth′ərīz΄ ] vt. weatherized, weatherizing [ WEATHER + IZE] to weatherstrip, insulate, etc. (a building), as in order to conserve heat weatherization n …   English World dictionary

  • weatherize — weatherization, n. /wedh euh ruyz /, v.t., weatherized, weatherizing. to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, siding, and storm windows. Also, esp. Brit., weatherise. [1940 45; WEATHER + …   Universalium

  • weatherize — verb To protect a structure against damage by the weather Syn: weatherproof …   Wiktionary

  • weatherize — weath|er|ize [ weðər,aız ] verb transitive AMERICAN to treat something so that it will stay in good condition in bad weather …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weatherize — weath·er·ize …   English syllables

  • weatherize — weath•er•ize [[t]ˈwɛð əˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cvb bui to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • weatherize — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • weatherization — noun see weatherize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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