weather strip

weather strip

a narrow strip of metal, wood, rubber, or the like placed between a door or window sash and its frame to exclude rain, wind, etc.

1840–50, Americanism Unabridged


verb (used with object), weather-stripped, weather-stripping.
to apply weather stripping to (something).

1890–95, Americanism Unabridged
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weather strip
Also called: weatherstripping a thin strip of compressible material, such as spring metal, felt, etc, that is fitted between the frame of a door or window and the opening part to exclude wind and rain

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