seal

Engraved stamp for impressing a design or monogram onto sealing wax or for printing it on paper. Used since ancient times, ornamental seals returned to fashion in the 16thC when they were worn by men on a neck chain or chatelaine, in the 17thC on watch chains, and during the early 18thC Regency period suspended from small fobs at the waist. Small s …...

Seal

A creature we love to see whilst out fishing but a pain in the bum when they pinch your mackerel in the summer months, especially for those who mackerel fish at the south gare.

Seal

1. An impermeable stratum or fault of rock beneath or behind which hydrocarbons can accumulate. See Reservoir
2. A rubber or other material used to prevent leaking.

SEAL

Segmentation and Reassembly Layer (protocol) + Screening External Access Link [Digital-DEC]

Seal

Surface layer of compacted or wetted soil intended to prevent escape of soil fumigant vapour.

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A device placed on paper money indicating authority of issue. Modern Federal Reserve notes have two seals, a green Department of Treasury seal and a black Fed seal.
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Reserve parachutes have a small lead seal on a piece of red thread around the closing pin. This seal indicates the reserve has not been opened since it left the riggers hands
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[n] - the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal 2. [n] - a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it) 3. [n] - a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture 4. [n] - fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure 5. [n] - a device incised to make an impression 6. [n] - any of...
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Seal

Coating in water base and applied like ink by a printing press to protect and enhance the printing underneath. Also called Aqueous Coating.
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Mark or impression made in a block of wax to authenticate letters and documents. Seals were used in ancient China and are still used in China, Korea, and Japan. In medieval England, the great seal...
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Seal

A metal object carried by some one of Medieval power to seal documents. A letter or charter was written by or for a lord. Wax was heated up till it melted. The document had some wax poured on to it, and while still hot a seal was used to create an impression on the wax. This could be used in conjunction with, or alone from, a signature. An individu...
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Seal

Seal (sēl) noun [ Middle English sele , Anglo-Saxon seolh ; akin to Old High German selah , Danish sæl , Swedish själ , Icelandic selr .] (Zoology) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocidæ and Otariidæ . »...
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Seal

Seal noun [ Middle English seel , Old French seel , French sceau , from Latin sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See Sign , noun , and confer Sigil .] 1. An engrav...
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Seal

Seal transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sealed ; present participle & verbal noun Sealing .] [ Middle English selen ; confer Old French seeler , seieler , French sceller , Late Latin sigillare
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Seal intransitive verb To affix one's seal, or a seal. [ Obsolete] « I will seal unto this bond.» Shak.
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1. To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed. 'And with my hand I seal my true heart's love.' (Shak) ... 2. 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. ... 3. To fasten with a se...
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stamp noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
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noun any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
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sealskin noun the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal; `a coat of seal`
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verb make tight; secure against leakage; `seal the windows`
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Seal

• 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. • (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 se......
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(from the article `food preservation`) Immediately after exhausting, the lids are placed on the cans and the cans are sealed. An airtight seal is achieved between the lid and the rim of ... The sealing of glass to various materials (including glass itself) is keyed to the relationship between glass viscosity and temperature, the ... ...
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in documentation, an impression made by the impact of a hard engraved surface on a softer material such as wax or clay, producing a device in relief. ... [14 related articles]
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any of 32 species of web-footed aquatic mammals that live chiefly in cold seas and whose body shape, round at the middle and tapered at the ends, is ... [7 related articles]
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Seal

USS Seal was an American Salmon Class submarine of 1450 tons displacement launched in 1937 which saw action during the Second World War. The USS Seal was powered by diesel engines and was armed with one 3-inch gun, one anti-aircraft machine-gun, four 21-inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes. She was manned by a crew of 55.
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