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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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It may result from a calk wound, neglected corn, gravel, or nail puncture.
(2.) During Allied Force and Enduring Freedom, the B-2 flew missions from Whiteman AFB, MO, because no other location provided the climate-controlled hangars necessary to cure the tapes, calks, and coatings associated with maintenance of the radar-absorbent skin.
Every year, when the leaves turn and the coats come out of storage, the barrage of phone calks, e-mails, and parent conferences start.
Von Mahlsdoff died at age 74 two years ago, but "Granny Trannie," as Wright affectionately calks his eccentric heroine, is still entertaining audiences on Broadway, and there's an international tour already in the works.
The process calks us to be educated to the issues and willing to speak up on behalf of our profession.