gasket

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noun gas·ket \ˈga-skət\

Definition of gasket

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

Origin and Etymology of gasket

perhaps modification of French garcette


First Known Use: circa 1889


GASKET Defined for English Language Learners

gasket

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noun gas·ket \ˈga-skət\

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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