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gasket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gasketgas‧ket /ˈɡæskɪt/ noun [countable]  1 Ta flat piece of material, often rubber, placed between two surfaces so that steam, oil, gas etc cannot escape2 blow a gasket
Examples from the Corpus
gasketThe next morning we found the aircraft had blown a gasket.And who got caught standing in the rain as gaskets blew and transmissions ground to a halt?To change the cam, you need a front cover gasket, inlet manifold gasket and two rocker cover gaskets.Self closing doors with magnetic gaskets make sure that the door shuts and stays shut.He had all these rings and bracelets made out of gaskets or whatever.Maybe it was the gasket sealing the glass that sold her on it.Wash gasket and door liner with warm water and mild soap or detergent.
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