air tight

air tight

Said of an enclosure or barrier that does not permit the passage of air.
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You can also dry the banana and blend store in an air tight container.
However, Ford's transparency is still lagging, in contrast to General Motors (GM), which Jonas views as demonstrating a more "air tight" message to their strategy and far greater development and communication around their Auto 2.0 efforts, he tells investors.
Architecture firm GF55 Partners utilized an air tight advanced building envelope resulting in reduced heating and cooling loads, quieter interiors, and a highly resilient structure.
The apparatus is a thermokinetic mixer having the particularity to have an air tight stationary chamber with inner non-uniform surface.
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.
The NBI, De Lima said, is already in the process of building an "air tight" case against the Sultan.
These young and vulnerable animals were left in an air tight container in an empty property.
"Seven of these tiny cats, most around six weeks old, had been sealed inside this PVC bag which was completely air tight. There was a total disregard for whether they were going to live.
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.