Übersetzung von “seal” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitiveseal /sil/
to fill or close an opening to block sth from getting past
colmater , fermer hermétiquement

Seal any cracks around the windows.
Colmatez toutes les fissures autour des fenêtres.

a sealed container
un conteneur fermé hermétiquement
to close and stick down an envelope

She licked and sealed the envelope.
Elle lcha et cacheta l'enveloppe.
to confirm an agreement

The author is said to have sealed a deal with a leading book publisher.
On prétend que l'auteur a conclu un accord avec un éditeur de renom.

seal off

verb phrasalseal off [ ˈsil ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
to prevent people from going into an area
interdire l'accès de

Police have sealed off the site of the explosion.
Les policiers ont interdit l'accès au lieu de l'explosion.


noun countableseal /sil/
a fish-eating animal with flippers that lives in and near the ocean
phoque masculine

a dwindling seal population
une population de phoques en baisse
a part or substance that blocks or closes an opening
joint masculine

The seal on the jar was broken.
Le joint du bocal était cassé.

a leaky seal on the refrigerator door
un joint qui fuit à la porte du réfrigérateur
an official stamp or mark on a document
sceau masculine , cachet masculine

the royal seal
le sceau royal

(Übersetzung von “seal” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /siːl/

a piece of wax or other material bearing a design, attached to a document to show that it is genuine and legal.


a piece of wax etc used to seal a parcel etc.


(something that makes) a complete closure or covering

joint hermétique
Paint and varnish act as protective seals for woodwork.
sealing wax noun

a type of wax for sealing letters etc.

cire à cacheter
seal of approval

official approval

Doctors have now given this new drug their seal of approval.
seal off

to prevent all approach to, or exit from, (an area)

mettre un cordon autour de
The police have sealed off the area where the murdered girl was found.
set one’s seal to

to give one’s authority or agreement to

He set his seal to the proposals for reforms.



(negative unseal) to close completely

He licked and sealed the envelope
All the air is removed from a can of food before it is sealed.

to settle or decide

This mistake sealed his fate.


noun /siːl/

any of several types of sea animal, some furry, living partly on land.

sealskin noun, adjective

(of) the fur of the furry type of seal

(en peau) de phoque
sealskin boots
made of sealskin.

(Übersetzung von “seal” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)