airtight seal


airtight seal
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cierre hermético.

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  • seal — seal1 S3 [si:l] n [Sense: 1; Origin: Old English seolh] [Sense: 2 6; Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: seel, from Latin sigillum, from signum; SIGN1] 1.) a large sea animal that eats fish and lives around coasts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • airtight — adjective Date: 1760 1. impermeable to air or nearly so < an airtight seal > 2. a. having no noticeable weakness, flaw, or loophole < an airtight argument > b. permitting no opportunity for an …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seal — seal1 [sēl] n. [ME seel < OFr < L sigillum, a seal, mark, dim. of signum: see SIGN] 1. a design, initial, or other device placed on a letter, document, etc., as a mark of genuineness or authenticity: letters were, esp. formerly, closed with …   English World dictionary

  • seal — [n] authentication; stamp allowance, assurance, attestation, authorization, cachet, confirmation, imprimatur, insignia, notification, permission, permit, ratification, signet, sticker, tape, tie; concepts 284,685 Ant. disapproval, refusal seal… …   New thesaurus

  • seal — I 1. noun 1) the seal around the bathtub Syn: sealant, sealer, adhesive, caulk, caulking 2) the king put his seal on the letter Syn: emblem, symbol, insignia, device, badge, crest …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • seal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. die, stamp, signet; embossment, wafer, stamp; guarantee, confirmation; safeguard, stopper. v. t. stamp, ratify, confirm; fasten, secure, occlude; close, confine. See completion, closure. II (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

  • Airtight Drywall Approach — (ADA)   A building construction technique used to create a continuous air retarder that uses the drywall, gaskets, and caulking. Gaskets are used rather than caulking to seal the drywall at the top and bottom. Although it is an effective energy… …   Energy terms

  • Compression seal fitting — A Compression seal fitting, also known as a sealing gland, is intended to seal some type of element (probe, wire, conductor, pipe, tube, fiber optic cable) when the element must pass through a pressure or environmental boundary. A compression… …   Wikipedia

  • heat-seal — verb To enclose (something) in plastic wrapping and make an airtight seal by applying heat to fuse the edges of the wrapping together …   Wiktionary

  • hermetic seal — noun an airtight seal …   Wiktionary

  • Hermetic seal — Airtight redirects here. For the G.I. Joe character, see Airtight (G.I. Joe). For other uses of hermetic , see hermetic (disambiguation). A hermetic seal is the quality of being airtight. In common usage, the term often implies being impervious… …   Wikipedia