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[weth -er-tahyt] /ˈwɛð ərˌtaɪt/
secure against wind, rain, etc.
Origin of weathertight
1895-1900; weather + tight
Related forms
weathertightness, noun Unabridged
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  • Provide weathertight escutcheons for pipe and conduit penetrating exterior walls.
  • The metal roofing system shall be installed weathertight.
  • Set sill members in bed of sealant or with gaskets, as indicated, for weathertight construction.
  • Stack metal roof panels on platforms or pallets, covered with suitable weathertight and ventilated covering.
  • Store insulation materials in weathertight enclosure.
  • In addition a weathertight roof is essential to the longterm preservation of the entire structure.
  • Fabricate units from galvanized steel sheets, with joints and seams welded for weathertight construction.
  • Windows are replaced to provide a weathertight equipment room.
  • Store materials in weathertight and dry storage facility.
  • Stack materials on platforms or pallets, covered with tarpaulins or other suitable weathertight ventilated covering.

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