Sea gaskets
Gasket Gas"ket, n. [Cf. F. garcette, It. gaschetta, Sp. cajeta caburn, garceta reef point.] 1. (Naut.) 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}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mech.) (a) The plaited hemp used for packing a piston, as of the steam engine and its pumps. (b) Any ring or washer of made of a compressible material, used to make joints impermeable to fluids. [1913 Webster]


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  • harbor gaskets — Gasket Gas ket, n. [Cf. F. garcette, It. gaschetta, Sp. cajeta caburn, garceta reef point.] 1. (Naut.) 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • СЕЗНИ КРЕСТОВЫЕ — (Bunt gaskets or cross gaskets) сезни, которыми накрест крепится рубашка прямого паруса. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • КРЕСТОВЫЕ СЕЗНИ — (Gaskets) сезни на середине рея, накладываемые накрест на мякоть подобранного к рею паруса при его креплении. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • casket — Gasket Gas ket, n. [Cf. F. garcette, It. gaschetta, Sp. cajeta caburn, garceta reef point.] 1. (Naut.) 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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