SEAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Seal Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A compound hydraulic valve for regulating the passage of the gas through a set of purifiers so as to cut out each one in turn for the renewal of the lime.
  2. (n.) An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or other soft substance, to be attached to a document, or otherwise used by way of authentication or security.
  3. (v. t.) Hence, to shut close; to keep close; to make fast; to keep secure or secret.
  4. (v. t.) To fasten with a seal; to attach together with a wafer, wax, or other substance causing adhesion; as, to seal a letter.
  5. (v. i.) To affix ones seal, or a seal.
  6. (n.) That which confirms, ratifies, or makes stable; that which authenticates; that which secures; assurance.
  7. (n.) Wax, wafer, or other tenacious substance, set to an instrument, and impressed or stamped with a seal; as, to give a deed under hand and seal.
  8. (v. t.) To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like.
  9. (n.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocidae and Otariidae.
  10. (n.) An arrangement for preventing the entrance or return of gas or air into a pipe, by which the open end of the pipe dips beneath the surface of water or other liquid, or a deep bend or sag in the pipe is filled with the liquid; a draintrap.
  11. (v. t.) To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed.
  12. (n.) That which seals or fastens; esp., the wax or wafer placed on a letter or other closed paper, etc., to fasten it.
  13. (v. t.) To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality; as, to seal weights and measures; to seal silverware.
  14. (v. t.) Among the Mormons, to confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife.
  15. (v. t.) To close by means of a seal; as, to seal a drainpipe with water. See 2d Seal, 5.


Synonyms:
Cachet, Sealing wax, Sealskin, Stamp, Varnish,

• Sealing wax Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A compound of the resinous materials, pigments, etc., used as a material for seals, as for letters, documents, etc.


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