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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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