from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To fit or equip with weather stripping.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To apply weather-strips to; fit or secure with weather-strips.
- n. A slender strip of some material intended to keep out wind and cold; originally, a strip of wood covered with soft material, as list or cloth; specifically, a contrivance by which a strip of india-rubber is adjusted closely to the apertures of a door or window, or its frame or jamb, covering the crevice very tightly: it is generally a wooden molding into which a thin strip of rubber is fitted.
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• To prevent air leakage to and from the attic, weather-strip and insulate the attic hatch.
Weather-strip windows and doors: Caulk, seal and weather-strip doors and windows where drafts are detected.
To conserve energy and prevent air from escaping, caulk and weather-strip your windows.
ROBERTS: I spent $10 to weather-strip the door to my apartment the other day.
Caulk around windows and weather-strip doors to prevent cool air from leaking out.
And that extends to making sure to weather-strip all your doors and put door sweeps on, to install -- and install the latest energy efficient technologies.
Where they have introduced the patent weather-strip, I place the tract on the upper door-step, with a brick-bat, which keeps it from blowing away.
If you have too many windows on the "cold side" of a house, give them double sashes (_not_ double panes), and "weather-strip" them.
The plants produce extrusion, notching and molding processes for the automotive weather-strip market, and company officials say expansion in Goldsboro will allow it to grow its technology offerings and capabilities to serve a global customer base.
· Seal and weather-strip doors and windows to ensure your home retains as much cool air as possible and blocks warm air from entering.
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