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noun [C] uk   /ˈɡæs.kɪt/ us  
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
The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of gasket from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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