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seal in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsealseal1 /siːl/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 seal.jpg HBAa large sea animal that eats fish and lives around coasts2 SIGN/SYMBOL a) a mark that has a special design and shows the legal or official authority of a person or organization πŸ”Š The document carried the seal of the governor’s office. b) the object that is used to make this mark3 a piece of rubber or plastic that keeps air, water, dirt etc out of somethingairtight/watertight seal πŸ”Š an airtight seal around the windows4 a piece of wax, paper, wire etc that you have to break in order to open a container, document etc5 β†’ seal of approval6 β†’ set the seal on something
Examples from the Corpus
sealβ€’ This is the reason you will notice jar lids advertising airtight seals and warning against consumption when the seal is broken.β€’ an airtight sealβ€’ We will be protecting and reinforcing the existing sewer with an additional concrete seal around it.β€’ stationery decorated with the Texas state sealβ€’ To the old farm for lunch, but what about the seals?β€’ Most of the seals were nevertheless made of bone, ivory, steatite, banded agate, or orange carnelian.β€’ The Tories' overwhelming victory in 1987 appeared to set the seal upon the triumph of bourgeois capitalism.β€’ Check that the seal on the medicine has not been broken.airtight/watertight sealβ€’ These gaiters cover the whole boot and have a rubber rand which gives a watertight seal.β€’ This is the reason you will notice jar lids advertising airtight seals and warning against consumption when the seal is broken.β€’ By this method an airtight seal was made.