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weatherize Syllabification: weath·er·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈweT͟Həˌrīz/

Definition of weatherize in English:


[with object] US
Make (a house or other building) resistant to cold weather by adding insulation, storm windows, etc.
Example sentences
  • Expanding foams efficiently seal and weatherize homes.
  • Repair and weatherize your current storm windows, if necessary.
  • Demanding good laws and technological advances can be as important as weatherizing the house.




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