air tight

air tight

Said of an enclosure or barrier that does not permit the passage of air.
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Seven of these tiny cats, most around six weeks old, had been sealed inside this PVC bag which was completely air tight.
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Judges were impressed by the unique design and construction approach taken by _space architecture and Interserve, commending their use of offsite manufacture, community and client engagement throughout the project, resulting in what is now one of the most air tight, non-residential buildings in the UK, and the country's largest passivhaus school.
Passivhaus buildings are constructed to be virtually air tight and they generally require no conventional heating or cooling systems, instead relying, as the name suggests, on passive heating and ventilating solutions.
These young and vulnerable animals were left in an air tight container in an empty property.
It keeps them air tight, fresh and germ free, and has just won the 2010 Good Industrial Design award for consumer goods.
the density of the clay keeps the beer colder longer and the flip tops are air tight for a better seal, keeping the beer fresh several weeks without opening," says LaTonya Romanick of Romanick Pottery.
Zahid said that majority of the people, use gas-heaters in almost air tight rooms in winter season, which results in gas poisoning and may lead to death due to absence of adequate fresh oxygen intake that causes acute breathing problems.
The modern game is about scoring but we're determined to keep it air tight at the back.
The cabinets are just about air tight, so the silver can keep looking good in there for eight to 12 months, but as soon as it comes out it becomes badly tarnished, particularly the older pieces.
The bags are composed of an air tight polyethylene inner layer, with an inflating and deflating valve and strong, elastic polywoven fabric outer shell.
Although the lighter of the materials enable the cabinets to be stacked and transported much more easily, all are built to be air tight and to keep exterior moisture from penetrating the molecular surface of the sample.