gasket

noun gas·ket \ ˈga-skət \
Updated on: 19 Jan 2018

Definition of gasket

: a material (such as rubber) or a part (such as an O-ring) used to make a joint fluid-tight

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Origin and Etymology of gasket

perhaps modification of French garcette


GASKET Defined for English Language Learners

gasket

noun

Definition of gasket for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of rubber or some other material that is used to make a tight seal between two parts that are joined together



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