Definition of weathertight in English:


Line breaks: weather|tight
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛθətʌɪt


  • (Of a building) sealed against rain and wind: the house was warm and weathertight the builders knew how to construct weathertight homes
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    • Hence, an architect's most fundamental charge is to design a weathertight building.
    • Instead, that $100 million the Government is spending on the weathertight homes bureaucracy is, according to the Government, to provide a quick and speedy resolution to the problem of rotting homes.
    • In ideal conditions, a house constructed with a timber frame can be windproof and weathertight in days and completed in six to eight weeks.

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