hermetic seal
an airtight seal

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  • 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

  • hermetic seal — sandarioji lydvietė statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hermetic seal vok. hermetischer Verschluß, m rus. герметичный спай, m pranc. scellement hermétique, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • hermetic seal — sandarioji siūlė statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hermetic seal vok. hermetischer Verschluß, m rus. герметичный шов, m pranc. scellement hermétique, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Hermetic — Her*met ic, Hermetical Her*met ic*al, a. [F. herm[ e]tique. See Note under {Hermes}, 1.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as, hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic. Delusions of the hermetic art. Burke. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hermetic art — Hermetic Her*met ic, Hermetical Her*met ic*al, a. [F. herm[ e]tique. See Note under {Hermes}, 1.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as, hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic. Delusions of the hermetic art. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hermetic books — Hermetic Her*met ic, Hermetical Her*met ic*al, a. [F. herm[ e]tique. See Note under {Hermes}, 1.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or taught by, Hermes Trismegistus; as, hermetic philosophy. Hence: Alchemical; chemic. Delusions of the hermetic art. Burke.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hermetic — The word hermetic is commonly applied to literary or graphical symbolism that is exceedingly obscure, convoluted, or esoteric. In that context, and not in any other context, hermeticism is the deliberate use of hermetic imagery.The word hermetic… …   Wikipedia

  • hermetic — [[t]hɜː(r)me̱tɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n If a container has a hermetic seal, the seal is very tight so that no air can get in or out. [TECHNICAL] This would permit air to enter, breaking the hermetic seal of the jar. Syn: airtight Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • hermetic — also hermetical adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin hermeticus, from Hermet , Hermes Trismegistus Date: 1605 1. often capitalized a. of or relating to the Gnostic writings or teachings arising in the first three centuries A.D. and attributed to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hermetic — adj. (also hermetical) 1 with an airtight closure. 2 protected from outside agencies. 3 a of alchemy or other occult sciences (hermetic art). b esoteric. Phrases and idioms: hermetic seal an airtight seal (orig. as used by alchemists).… …   Useful english dictionary

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