American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To fit or equip with weather stripping.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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.
- To apply weather-strips to; fit or secure with weather-strips.
“• 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.”
“· 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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