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weather the state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time as characterized by sunshine, moisture, temperature, precipitation, and other variables. [7 definitions]
weather-beaten worn, damaged, or marked by exposure to the weather.
weatherboard a long narrow board used to cover the outer walls of a frame house in such away that each board partly overlaps the one below it and thereby sheds water from the house; clapboard. [3 definitions]
weather-bound detained or stopped by bad weather.
Weather Bureau a former bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce that was responsible forgathering meteorological data. (See National Weather Service.)
weathercock a weather vane, esp. one shaped like a rooster.
weathered seasoned, stained, softened, or creased by, or as if by, the weather. [2 definitions]
weather eye alertness to signs of change in the weather. [2 definitions]
weathering the physical and chemical effects of weather on rock surfaces.
weatherize to improve (a building) by adding insulation, weatherstripping, or the like, in preparation for cold weather.
weatherman a man who forecasts weather or reports it on radio or television.
weather map a chart or map showing weather conditions over a specific geographic area at a specific time.
weatherproof able to resist damage from exposure to any kind of weather. [2 definitions]
weather station a station or installation at which weather conditions are studied and forecasts are made.
weather-strip to fit or furnish with weather stripping.
weather stripping a narrow strip of felt, wood, or the like that is tacked or taped around doors and windows to keep rain, snow, cold air, and the like from seeping in.
weather vane a vane designed to swing in the wind that indicates the direction the wind is blowing.
weather-wise skilled in predicting shifts in the weather. [2 definitions]
weatherworn weather-beaten.
weave to make (fabric, baskets, or the like) by passing threads or strips over and under each other; interlace. [8 definitions]
weaver a person who weaves, esp. for a living. [2 definitions]