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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Calking(0.01833 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Calking.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent
slipping [syn: calkin]
v 1: provide with calks; “calk horse shoes”
2: seal with caulking; “caulk the window” [syn: caulk]
3: injure with a calk
English → English (gcide)
Calking \Calk"ing\, n.
The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of
furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.
Calking iron, a tool like a chisel, used in calking ships,
tightening seams in ironwork, etc.
Their left hand does the calking iron guide.
Calk \Calk\ (k[add]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Calked; p. pr. &
vb. n. Calking.] [Either corrupted fr. F. calfater (cf. Pg.
calafetar, Sp. calafetear), fr. Ar. qalafa to fill up
crevices with the fibers of palm tree or moss; or fr. OE.
cauken to tred, through the French fr. L. calcare, fr. calx
heel. Cf. Calk to copy, Inculcate.]
1. To drive tarred oakum into the seams between the planks of
(a ship, boat, etc.), to prevent leaking. The calking is
completed by smearing the seams with melted pitch.
2. To make an indentation in the edge of a metal plate, as
along a seam in a steam boiler or an iron ship, to force
the edge of the upper plate hard against the lower and so
fill the crevice.