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weatherize

[weth -uh-rahyz] /ˈwɛð əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), weatherized, weatherizing.
1.
to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, siding, and storm windows.
Also, especially British, weatherise.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; weather + -ize
Related forms
weatherization, noun
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