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noun [C]     /ˈɡæs.kɪt/
a flat piece of soft material or rubber that is put between two joined metal surfaces to prevent gas, oil, or steam from escaping: The gasket has blown (= allowed gas, oil, or steam to escape). → See also blow a fuse/gasketThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
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