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hermetically sealed

adjective 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…
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