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calking definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of calk.
    • provide participle of calk.
  • noun:
    • The work or procedure of making appears tight, like in boats, or of decorating with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.
    • The operation of completing the seams of vessels with oakum, to prevent penetration of water. The oakum is forced below the area, while the area outside of it is filled up with melted pitch.
    • In carpentry, a dovetail tenon-and-mortise joint where cross-timbers are guaranteed together, a great deal employed for correcting the tie-beams of a roof, or the binding-joists of a floor, down to the wall-plates.
    • The copying of an image or design in the shape of tracing.
    • The act or process of making appears tight, as with boats, or of decorating with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.
    • The procedure of filling the seams of vessels with oakum, to avoid penetration of water. The oakum is forced below the area, and the space outside of its full of melted pitch.
    • In carpentry, a dovetail tenon-and-mortise joint by which cross-timbers tend to be secured collectively, a lot used for correcting the tie-beams of a roof, or the binding-joists of a floor, down to the wall-plates.
    • The copying of a photo or design in the form of tracing.
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