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What is "Storm Flap" - Definition & Explanation

A strip of fabric covering the zipper or snap closure of the jacket and its pocket.
A strip of fabric sewn under or over the front zip or snap closure of an outerwear garment to protect against wind and moisture.
A strip of fabric that covers the zipper or snap closure of a jacket. Storm flaps can also be sewn on the inside of the zipper.

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