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Definition of Gasket


  1. A line or band used to lash a furled sail securely. Sea gaskets are common lines; harbor gaskets are plaited and decorated lines or bands. Called also casket.
  2. The plaited hemp used for packing a piston, as of the steam engine and its pumps.
  3. Any ring or washer of packing.

Gasket Translations

gasket in French is joint
gasket in German is Dichtungsring
gasket in Norwegian is pakning
gasket in Swedish is packning