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seal1

seal1

 
 
pronunciation:
sil
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a material or object used to close something tight.
Aspirin bottles have seals so that small children can't open them.
similar words:
cap
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: sealed, sealing, seals
definition: to close tight with this material.
Seal the box with tape.
similar words:
close, fasten, plug, stop
derivation: sealable (adj.)
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Are you looking for the word ceiling (the top of a room)? Sealing and ceiling sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • sealed:
    closed tight.
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