[ weth-er-strip ]
/ ˈwɛð ərˌstrɪp /

verb (used with object), weath·er-stripped, weath·er-strip·ping.

to apply weather stripping to (something).

Origin of weather-strip

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

Definition for weather-strip (2 of 2)

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.

Origin of weather strip

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for weather-strip

weather strip


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 rainAlso called: weatherstripping
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