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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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Steel spikes, or calks, in the soles of their boots kept drivers from slipping on logs.
5 percent of all calks, an impressive figure, when taking into account the wide range of subjects on which residents request information, according to Director Pat Lehman.
Common types of shoes are plates, rim shoes, and shoes with calks either at the toes, heels or both.