weather strip

weather strip
noun Date: 1847 a strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window and the sill, casing, or threshold so as to exclude rain, snow, and cold air — called also weather strippingweather-strip transitive verb

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  • Weather strip — Weather Weath er, n. [OE. weder, AS. weder; akin to OS. wedar, OFries. weder, D. weder, we[^e]r, G. wetter, OHG. wetar, Icel. ve[eth]r, Dan. veir, Sw. v[ a]der wind, air, weather, and perhaps to OSlav. vedro fair weather; or perhaps to Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weather strip — weather ,strip noun count or uncount WEATHER STRIPPING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weather strip — noun a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold • Syn: ↑weatherstrip, ↑weather stripping, ↑weatherstripping • Hypernyms: ↑strip, ↑slip * * * noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • weather strip — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms weather strip : singular weather strip plural weather strips a thin piece of material such as plastic that is placed around the sides of a door or window to prevent cold air from coming in Derived… …   English dictionary

  • weather-strip — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: weather strip : to apply weather strip to …   Useful english dictionary

  • weather-strip — transitive verb see weather strip …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weather strip — strip of metal or felt covering the joint between a door or window and the casing to keep out drafts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weather-strip — /wedh euhr strip /, v.t., weather stripped, weather stripping. to apply weather stripping to (something). [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • weather-strip — /ˈwɛðə strɪp/ (say wedhuh strip) verb (t) (weather stripped, weather stripping) to fit with weather strips …   Australian English dictionary

  • weather strip — /ˈwɛðə strɪp/ (say wedhuh strip) noun a narrow strip, as of rubber, metal, wood, etc., covering the joint between a door, window sash, or the like, and the jamb, casing, etc., to exclude wind, rain, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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