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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* Weather strip that seals tightly but won't bind or catch.
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This "thermal bow" sometimes makes the door difficult to latch and compromises the weather strip seal.
During the winter, water can freeze around the door's weather strip, locking you out of your car.
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