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

Engraved (intaglio) of stone or metal used to create an impression on a substance such as wax or clay. Once extensively used as a means of identification; they were only owned and used by relatively important people. Seals were usually mounted in rings or hung on a chain.
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Seal

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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SEAL

Sea/Air/Land
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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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Seal

(1) a narrow closure strip made of bituminous materials; (2) to secure a roof from the entry of moisture.
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seal

(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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Seal

(n) Seal is defined as fixing of anything which is completed or declared to be completed there by no further alteration is possible or applicable on it, by a constructive action like affixing stamp, vaxing and marking envelop etc. Eg. Sealing the premises by locking and waxing the lock.
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Seal

1) A device that creates an impression upon paper, used by corporations, LLCs, and notaries public to show that the document is executed or acknowledged by the signer. Corporate and LLC seals include the name of the corporation and the date and state of incorporation. Notaries increasingly use a rubber stamp instead of a seal, since their print is ...
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seal

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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seal

verb make tight; secure against leakage; `seal the windows`
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seal

stamp noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
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seal

(animal) Click images to enlargeAquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Otariidae and Phocidae (sometimes placed in a separate order, the Pinnipedia). The eared seals or sea lions (Otariidae) have small external ears, unlike the true seals (...
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seal

(mark) 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
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SEAL

[cipher] In cryptography, SEAL (Software-Optimized Encryption Algorithm) is a very fast stream cipher optimised for machines with a 32-bit word size and plenty of RAM. SEAL is actually a pseudorandom function family in that it can easily generate arbitrary portions of the keystream without having to start from the beginning. This makes it p...
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Seal

[contract law] In the law, a seal affixed to a contract or other legal instrument has had special legal significance at various times in the jurisdictions that recognise it. In the courts of common law jurisdictions, a contract which was sealed (`made under seal`) was treated differently from other written contracts (which were `made under ...
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Seal

[East Asia] A seal, in an East Asian context, is a general name for printing stamps and impressions thereof which are used in lieu of signatures in personal documents, office paperwork, contracts, art, or any item requiring acknowledgement or authorship. China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea currently use a mixture of seals and hand signatures, a...
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Seal

[emblem] A seal is a device for making an impression in wax, clay, paper, or some other medium, including an embossment on paper, and is also the impression thus made. The original purpose was to authenticate a document, a wrapper for one such as a modern envelope, or the cover of a container or package holding valuables or other objects. T...
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Seal

[mechanical] A mechanical seal is a device that helps join systems or mechanisms together by preventing leakage (e.g. in a plumbing system), containing pressure, or excluding contamination. The effectiveness of a seal is dependent on adhesion in the case of sealants and compression in the case of gaskets. A stationary seal may also be refer...
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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 intransitive verb To affix one's seal, or a seal. [ Obsolete] « I will seal unto this bond.» Shak.
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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

A device designed to prevent the movement of fluid from one area to another, or to exclude contaminants.
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