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gas·ket

 (găs′kĭt)
n.
1. Any of a wide variety of seals or packings used between matched machine parts or around pipe joints to prevent the escape of a gas or fluid.
2. Nautical A cord or canvas strap used to secure a furled sail to a yard, boom, or gaff.

[Perhaps alteration of French garcette, small cord, diminutive of garce, girl, from Old French, feminine of gars, boy, soldier; see garçon.]

gasket

(ˈɡæskɪt)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a compressible packing piece of paper, rubber, asbestos, etc, sandwiched between the faces or flanges of a joint to provide a seal
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a piece of line used as a sail stop
3. blow a gasket slang to burst out in anger
[C17 (in the sense: rope lashing a furled sail): probably from French garcette rope's end, literally: little girl, from Old French garce girl, feminine of gars boy, servant]

gas•ket

(ˈgæs kɪt)

n.
1. a rubber, metal, or rope ring, for packing a piston or placing around a joint to make it watertight.
2. a light line for securing a furled sail to a boom, gaff, or yard.
[1615–25; perhaps < French garcette a plait of rope]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasket - seal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe jointgasket - seal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe joint
head gasket - a gasket to seal a cylinder head
O ring - a gasket consisting of a flat ring of rubber or plastic; used to seal a joint against high pressure
seal - fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
Translations
těsnění
pakning
tiiviste
brtvilo
ガスケット
개스킷
blīve
packning
วงแหวนอัดลูกสูบ
miếng đệm

gasket

[ˈgæskɪt] N (Tech) → junta f

gasket

[ˈgæskɪt] njoint m de culassegas lamp nlampe f à gaz

gasket

n (Tech) → Dichtung f

gasket

[ˈgæskɪt] n (Tech) → guarnizione f

gasket

سِدَادَة těsnění pakning Dichtung τσιμούχα junta tiiviste joint brtvilo guarnizione ガスケット 개스킷 pakking pakning uszczelka vedação, vedante прокладка packning วงแหวนอัดลูกสูบ conta miếng đệm 垫圈
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The next instant, to the perplexity and consternation of the owner, Charley was on top of Big Alec in the cockpit, and I was helping bind him with gaskets. The owner was dancing excitedly about and demanding an explanation, but by that time Big Alec's partner had crawled aft from the bowsprit and was peering apprehensively over the rail into the cockpit.
"More gaskets!" Charley shouted, and I made haste to supply them.
The Nan-Shan was being looted by the storm with a senseless, destructive fury: trysails torn out of the extra gaskets, double-lashed awnings blown away, bridge swept clean, weather-cloths burst, rails twisted, light-screens smashed -- and two of the boats had gone already.
Billy could hear them throwing down the halyards, casting off gaskets, and heaving the anchor short on the tiny winch.
From aloft we could not see the ship for smoke, and they worked carefully, passing the gaskets with even turns.
Three hours more were required to gasket the mainsail and jib, and at two in the morning, nearly dead, the life almost buffeted and worked out of me, I had barely sufficient consciousness to know the experiment was a success.
In similar fashion had the crew of the GASKET, a sandalwood trader, perished.
FIP EMI gaskets are made by dispensing an uncured elastomeric material on the surface of a part and curing the material in place.
Automotive cylinder head gaskets are used in all vehicle types, and vary in thickness based on the engine's design of the manufacturer.
Summary: Automotive cylinder head gaskets are used in all vehicle types, and vary in thickness based on the engine's design of the manufacturer.
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