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  • n  a waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight
  • v  seal with caulking
    caulk the window

  • By American animation standards, these are plot holes, which the guys at Pixar, Disney or DreamWorks would caulk in an afternoon's brainstorming session.
  • That can be as simple as insulating pipes and ducts, caulking doors and windows and otherwise weatherizing our homes to avoid heating our attics and the outdoors.
  • You can feel for leaks in walls especially at corners or where different materials meet and fill the gaps with caulk.
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  • BELLEVILLE: Student remembers late teacher
    BELLEVILLE — Michael Caulk, a history teacher at Belleville High School who died June 12, is being fondly remembered by one his more recent former students.
    June 26, 2013 - The Belleville View

  • John Boehner in International Herald Tribune
    Having the federal government pay for caulk and insulation may or may not be a sensible idea, but it will do little or nothing to create jobs in the short term, and it has no place in a bill designed to get our economy moving again,said House...
  • Jerry Patterson in Galveston County Daily News
    The first recorded incident was in 1543, when survivors of the Spanish expedition of Hernando De Soto found oil and used the material to re-caulk vessels,Patterson said.
  • Van Jones in Dallas Morning News
    You can employ a lot of people very quickly with off-the-shelf technology like caulk guns,said Jones, founder of Green for All, an economic development group. "This isn't George Jetson stuff."

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