air locking


Definition of air locking

: materials (as weather stripping) and devices used in building construction for making enclosed spaces airtight

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First Known Use of air locking

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Air locking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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