hermetic seal

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hermetic seal

[hər′med·ik ′sēl]
(engineering)
An airtight seal.
References in classic literature ?
he slid down the projectile, the plate of which was at once hermetically sealed.
These nuts are then hermetically sealed with a resinous gum, and the vegetable fragrance of their green rind soon imparts to the oil a delightful odour.
I found it in a sealed jar, that by chance, I suppose, had been really hermetically sealed.
He has been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers.
All the broad and spacious corridors of his mind were closed and hermetically sealed.
She returned gliding from the bedroom hermetically sealed in her black shawl just as she had gone in, with the protruding hand holding the lighted candle and relieved my perplexity as to her morbid turn of mind by telling me something of the murder story in a strange tone of indifference even while referring to its most horrible features.
There we have stored vast quantities of food in hermetically sealed chambers.
If the window had been open or even ajar, I should think nothing of it; but, no--all was hermetically sealed.
This specimen was mounted yesterday and is hermetically sealed.
This idea, however simple it may now seem, escaped the police for the same reason that the breadth of the shutters escaped them - because, by the affair of the nails, their perceptions had been hermetically sealed against the possibility of the windows having ever been opened at all.
8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amphenol Aerospace (NYSE: APH), a global leader in interconnect technologies, now offers hermetically sealed assemblies and bulkhead feed-throughs in the ARINC 801 circular connector format for fiber optic interconnects.
Hopefully it is hermetically sealed to keep it from deteriorating.