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weather strip

[′weth·ər ‚strip]
(building construction)
A piece of material, such as wood or rubber, applied to the joints of a window or door to stop drafts.

weather strip

A strip of wood, metal, neoprene, or other material applied to an exterior door or window so as to cover or seal the joint made by it with the sill, casings, or threshold, in order to exclude rain, snow, cold air, etc.
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Think a car with cracked weatherstripping is attractive?
Weatherstripping is tape that seals gaps between the moving parts of a window or door.
On Friday, Henshel told The Register-Guard that she was still working on the weatherstripping, but the heating and plumbing repairs had been made according to city rules.
Thermoplastic elastomers have become increasingly common, and are used in applications ranging from automobiles (weatherstripping, gaskets, and seals) to hand grips for tools and appliances.
Weatherstripping would help, but I don't think they make any that would fit these window frames.
But don't raise the threshold so high that it presses too hard against the weatherstripping on the door.
Weatherstripping at the outside edge slides against the curved glass walls of the rotunda and the floor for minimum friction.
For example, consumer expectations for vehicles with quieter cabins will promote sales of higher quality vibration control products and weatherstripping in motor vehicle markets.
If you have an older home, you could upgrade insulation, windows, furnace, weatherstripping, and caulking.
You can also apply weatherstripping between the sash and window frame--as long as it doesn't interfere with the window's operation.
It is aimed at gears, bushings, automotive weatherstripping, footwear, o-rings, seals, and films.
Tracks are added to the sides and weatherstripping is added to the bottom and top.