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Definition of Calking

Calking
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.
Calking
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. --Dryden.

Meaning of Calking from wikipedia

- Calk may refer to: Caulkin, a blunt projection on a horseshoe Calk, Kentucky, a community in Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Stephen Calk (born...
- Calker is a surname. Notable people with the name include: Arnold van Calker (born 1976), Dutch bobsledder Barend Christiaan van Calker (1738–1813), Dutch...
- Stephen Calk (b. 1964/1965) is the founder and former CEO of the mortgage lender Federal Savings Bank of Chicago and was an economic advisor to Donald...
- Darrell Wallace Calker (February 18, 1905 – February 20, 1964) was an American composer and arranger who worked on films and animated cartoons. Darrell...
- The Diamond Calk Horseshoe Company of Duluth, Minnesota, USA was founded in 1908 by blacksmith Otto Swanstrom. Initially manufacturing horseshoes with...
- founder of "Right to Bear Arms [ru]" and ****ociate of Alexander Torshin Steve Calk, banker who helped Paul Manafort and Rick Gates steal and launder money Cambridge...
- A caulkin (or caulk; US spelling "calkin" or "calk") from the Latin calx (the heel) is a blunt projection on a horseshoe or oxshoe that is often forged...
- Caulk boots or calk boots (also called cork boots, timber boots, logger boots, logging boots, or corks) are a form of rugged footwear that are most often...
- Edwin van Calker (born 14 June 1979 in G****elternijveenschemond, Drenthe) is a Dutch bobsledder who has competed since 2001. His best Bobsleigh World Cup...
- Barend Christiaan van Calker (1738 – 1813), was a Dutch medallist. He was born in Kampen and became a master medallist who fulfilled commissions for members...
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