hermetically sealed Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "hermetically sealed" - English Dictionary

See all translations

hermetically sealedadjective

uk   /hɜːˌmet.ɪ.kliˈsiːld/  us   /hɚˌmet̬-/
specialized engineering A hermetically sealed container or space is so tightly closed that no air can leave or enter it. disapproving separated and protected from very different conditions outside, in an unnatural way: We drove past a row of squalid shacks on the way to our hotel, where we slept in air-conditioned, hermetically sealed rooms.
Translations of “hermetically sealed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不透氣的,密封的, (不自然地)與外界隔開的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不透气的,密封的, (不自然地)与外界隔开的…
(Definition of hermetically sealed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hermetically sealed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

SMART Thesaurus: Open and closed

“hermetically sealed”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day
straight

the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race)

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More