Weather strip

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A narrow compressible strip of material placed between the edge of a door or window sill to exclude rain and wind. Weather strips are made from Metal, Wood, Rubber, Plastic, Felt, or Foam.

Synonyms and Related Terms

weather-strip; weatherstrip

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996 Comment: weatherstrip
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997 Comment: weather strip
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998 Comment: weather-strip

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