Translation of "seal" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /siːl/ us /sil/

an animal with smooth fur that eats fish and lives near the sea


a thin piece of material such as paper or plastic that has to be broken to open a container, envelope, etc.


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

verb uk /siːl/ us /sil/

to close an entrance or container so that air or liquid cannot enter or leave it

sigillare, chiudere ermeticamente
She sealed the bottle. Ha chiuso ermeticamente la bottiglia.

to close a letter or parcel by sticking the edges together

Seal the package with tape. Sigilla il pacco con il nastro adesivo.
He sealed the envelope and put a stamp on it. Ha chiuso la busta e ci ha attaccato un francobollo.

(Translation of “seal” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)