to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, siding, and storm windows.
- Also especially British, weath·er·ise .
- weath·er·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use weatherize in a sentence
Additional rules were put in place requiring utilities to weatherize for potential future winter weather.Texas’s grid may still be unprepared for the next big winter storm | Angely Mercado | January 18, 2022 | Popular-Science
We need to weatherize power plants to keep them operating safely under both scorching and freezing conditions.How to keep the power on during hurricanes and heat waves and fires and … | James Temple | August 31, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
For cold weather, preparedness means spending the money to weatherize homes so people can stay warm.As the Texas power crisis shows, our infrastructure is vulnerable to extreme weather | Amy Nordrum | March 6, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
To reach that goal, the US would have to rebuild much of its utility infrastructure, invest in new engineering, weatherize homes and offices, and add charging stations along every highway.Five key science takeaways from the first presidential debate | Purbita Saha | September 30, 2020 | Popular-Science