Translation of "seal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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sealnoun [ C ]

uk /siːl/ us /siːl/

seal noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

B2 a large mammal that eats fish and lives partly in the sea and partly on land or ice



seal noun [ C ] (COVERING)

something fixed around the edge of an opening to prevent liquid or gas flowing through it

Clean the seal on/around the fridge door regularly so that it remains airtight. 定期清潔冰箱門上的密封條,可以使它保持密閉。

a thin piece of material such as paper or plastic that covers the opening of a container and has to be broken in order to open the container and use the contents


seal noun [ C ] (MARK)

an official mark on a document, sometimes made with wax, that shows that it is legal or has been officially approved

The lawyer stamped the certificate with her seal. 律師在證書上蓋上了她的印章。

sealverb [ T ]

uk /siːl/ us /siːl/

seal verb [ T ] (COVERING)

C2 to close an entrance or container so that nothing can enter or leave it


to cover a surface with a special liquid to protect it

This floor has just been sealed (with varnish), so don't walk on it! 地板剛剛上過清漆,別在上面走!

C2 to close a letter or parcel by sticking the edges together

封上(信或包裹); 彌封
Seal the package (up) with tape. 用透明膠帶把包裹封起來。
He sealed (down) the envelope and put a stamp on it. 他封上信封,貼上郵票。

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seal verb [ T ] (MARK)

to make an agreement more certain or to approve it formally

The two leaders sealed their agreement with a handshake. 兩位領袖握手表示達成協定。


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(Translation of “seal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)