Caulking

Caulking is British navy slang for sleeping, particularly surreptitiously.
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Caulking

In old wooden ships, caulking was the driving a quantity of oakum into the seams of the planks in the ship's decks or sides in order to prevent the entrance of water. After the oakum was driven very hard into these seams it was covered with hot melted pitch to keep the water from rotting it.
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caulking

(caulking, jointing compound, polyfilla, spackling) Decorator's aid used to fill cracks and gaps in walls inside houses. It usually comes in powder form to be mixed with water, but sometimes is ready mixed.
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Caulking

Material used to seal exterior cracks and openings such as windows or foundations.
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Caulking

- (1) A flexible material used to seal a gap between two surfaces e.g. between pieces of siding or the corners in tub walls. (2) To fill a joint with mastic or asphalt plastic cement to prevent leaks.
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Caulking

A flexible material used to seal a gap between two surfaces e.g. between pieces of siding or the corners in tub walls.
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caulking

Caulk is a flexible material used to seal areas of potential air leakage into or out of a building envelope. Caulk forms a flexible seal for cracks, gaps, or joints less than 1-quarter-inch wide. You can use a caulking compound to seal air leaks in a variety of places throughout your home, including...
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caulking

The compound used to seal the seams in a wooden boat.
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Caulking

Forcing material such as oakum into the seams of planks on a deck or a boats sides to make them watertight.
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Caulking

[video games] Caulking is a process used in video game level creation/editing (or mapping) for the generation of a level, or map, that when compiled is less demanding for the computer`s graphics card to render in-game than it would be otherwise. A surface that is marked with caulk is not drawn in-game, and is commonly shown as bright pink w...
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Caulking

Caulking is one of several different processes to seal joints or seams in various structures and some types of piping. The oldest form of caulking is used to make the seams in wooden boats or ships watertight, by driving fibrous materials into the wedge-shaped seams between boards. A related process was formerly employed to join sections of cast i...
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CAULKING

Oakum or old rope jammed into cracks in the ships hull and treated with pitch to waterproof it.
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Caulking

A composition of vehicle and pigment, used at ambient temperatures for filling joints, that remains plastic for an extended time after application.
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Caulking

The application of a sealant in a joint or opening to prevent the passage of water, air, dust, and noise. Or, making a joint tight or leak proof by sealing with an elastic adhesive compound.
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Caulking

Caulking is a flexible material used to seal exterior cracks and openings commonly found around windows or foundations. Merkley Supply carries caulking products to prevent water and air leakage in residential and commercial construction projects.
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Caulking

Making a marble joint tight or leak-proof by sealing with an elastic adhesive compound.
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Caulking

The application of a sealant in a joint or opening to prevent the passage of water, air, dust and noise.
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Caulking

(1) A flexible material used to seal a gap between two surfaces e.g. Between pieces of siding or the
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Caulking

A semi or slow drying plastic material used to seal joints or fill crevices around windows, chimneys
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Caulking

A material used to seal areas of potential air leakage into or out of a building envelope.
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