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caulk

[kȯk]
Also spelled calk.
(engineering)
To make a seam or point airtight, watertight, or steamtight by driving in caulking compound, dry pack, lead wool, or other material.
(materials)
Material used to caulk seams.

Caulk

To render a joint tight against the elements by filling the seam with a malleable substance such as tar, lead, or putty.

caulk

To fill a joint, crack, etc., with caulking.
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In the two-man competition, van Calker lost control of his sled but was able to complete the run.
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Van Calker KJ, Berentsen PBM, Giesen GWJ, Huirne RBM (2001) Method for measuring sustainability in dairy farming.
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Against this background, an agreement was signed on 14 December 1917 by representatives of the Department of Labor, the Emergency Fleet Corporation of the Shipping Board, the four steel shipyards in Seattle, and "representatives of the Metal Trades Council, the Boilermakers, Shipbuilders and Helpers, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, and the Shipwrights, joiners, and Calkers [sic].