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parting strip

noun
1.
a strip, as of wood, used to keep two parts separated, as one in each side of the frame of a window to keep the sashes apart when lowered or raised.
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parting strip

noun
1.
a thin strip of wood, metal, etc, used to separate two adjoining materials
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