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Definition of Calking

Calking n. means: The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.

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Calking n. means: The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.

Meaning of Calking

Calking (n.) means: The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.

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Calking (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Calk

Pledget (n.): A string of oakum used in calking.

Reem (v. t.): To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

Flake (n.): A small stage hung over a vessel's side, for workmen to stand on in calking, etc.

Keeler (n.): A small or shallow tub; esp., one used for holding materials for calking ships, or one used for washing dishes, etc.

Calking (n.): The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.

Oakum (n.): The material obtained by untwisting and picking into loose fiber old hemp ropes; -- used for calking the seams of ships, stopping leaks, etc.

Pitch (n.): A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.

Calk (v. t.): To drive tarred oakum into the seams between the planks of (a ship, boat, etc.), to prevent leaking. The calking is completed by smearing the seams with melted pitch.

Stave (n.): To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run.

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Meaning of Caulking/Calking

Caulking/Calking means: Forcing material into the seams of the planks in a boat's deck or sides to make them watertight; the material itself. Oakum was once the material used for this purpose, and was then sealed with hot pitch to prevent it from rotting. Today there are polymers used for sealing all kinds of fittings.

Meaning of Calking

Calking means: of Calk

Meaning of Pledget

Pledget means: A string of oakum used in calking.

Meaning of Reem

Reem means: To open (the seams of a vessel's planking) for the purpose of calking them.

Meaning of Flake

Flake means: A small stage hung over a vessel's side, for workmen to stand on in calking, etc.

Meaning of Keeler

Keeler means: A small or shallow tub; esp., one used for holding materials for calking ships, or one used for washing dishes, etc.

Meaning of Calking

Calking means: The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.

Meaning of Oakum

Oakum means: The material obtained by untwisting and picking into loose fiber old hemp ropes; -- used for calking the seams of ships, stopping leaks, etc.

Meaning of Pitch

Pitch means: A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: To drive tarred oakum into the seams between the planks of (a ship, boat, etc.), to prevent leaking. The calking is completed by smearing the seams with melted pitch.

Meaning of Stave

Stave means: To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run.

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