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weatherstrip Syllabification: weath·er·strip
Pronunciation: /ˈweT͟Hərˌstrip/
North American

Definition of weatherstrip in English:


A strip of rubber, metal, or other material used to seal the edges of a door or window against the cold.
Example sentences
  • Place weatherstrips full length along the top of the upper sash rail and along the bottom of the lower sash rail.
  • The easiest and most popular draft solution is self-sticking weatherstrip tape.

verb (weatherstrips, weatherstripping, weatherstripped)

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Apply a weatherstrip to (a door or window).
Example sentences
  • Caulk and weatherstrip doors and windows that leak air.
  • By means of weatherstripping the windows, doors, windshield, trunk and other parts of your auto, you are not only making your car airtight and watertight but safer as well.
  • Now that we're ready to weatherstrip the windows, it is best to begin by discussing the different types of windows.


Pronunciation: /ˈweT͟HərˌstripiNG/
Example sentences
  • Self-adhesive foam rubber weatherstripping is easy to install, widely available, and quite inexpensive.
  • Check the caulking, weatherstripping and insulation, and make any necessary repairs.
  • Thorough caulking and weatherstripping will control most of these air leaks.

Words that rhyme with weatherstrip

gossip • airship
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