weather strip

noun

Definition of weather strip

: a strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window and the sill, casing, or threshold so as to exclude rain, snow, and cold air called also weather stripping

weather-strip

play \ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌstrip\ transitive verb

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