English to Bengali Meaning :: oakum

oakum
আলগাভাবে পাকানো এবং আলকাতরা ইঃ মাখানো পাটফেঁসো
Oakum :
ফেঁসো
- ফেঁসো
 

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Noun(1) loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships

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(1) Even with the 20 th-century ÔÇÿimprovements,ÔÇÖ the aluminum wiring was a fire hazard, the potable water supply plumbing was soldered with lead, and the waste lines were hand-tamped with oakum and lead.(2) Remember to use a filler, like oakum , for wide joints before you caulk.(3) The overseers were required to provide oakum so that the able-bodied poor could be kept at labor.(4) You are losing daylight quickly, picking at the tough fibers that hold the fruit together, unable to separate them as if they were strands of oakum waiting to be picked and untwisted by slaves.
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1. oakum ::
ফেঁসো
2. tow ::
কাতা
3. tag ::
ট্যাগ
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