seal noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “seal” - Learner’s Dictionary

seal

noun [C]     /siːl/
ANIMAL
B2 an animal with smooth fur that eats fish and lives near the seaMarine mammals
ON A CONTAINER
a piece of paper or plastic on a container that you break in order to open itClosing and blocking
OFFICIAL MARK
an official mark made of wax, paper, or metal that is put on important documentsOfficial documents
STOP LIQUID/AIR
an object or substance that stops liquid or air from leaving or entering a containerClosing and blocking
(Definition of seal noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More