Associations to the word «Seal»

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SEAL, noun. A pinniped (Pinnipedia), particularly an earless seal (true seal) or eared seal.
SEAL, verb. (intransitive) To hunt seals.
SEAL, noun. A stamp used to impress a design on a soft substance such as wax.
SEAL, noun. An impression of a stamp on wax or paper.
SEAL, noun. (Discuss([/2016/?action=edit&section=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5BSeal%5D%5D +]) this sense) A design or insignia usually associated with an organization or an official role.
SEAL, noun. Anything that secures or authenticates.
SEAL, noun. (Discuss([/2016/?action=edit&section=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5BSeal%5D%5D +]) this sense) Something which will be visibly damaged if a covering or container is opened, and which may or may not bear an official design.
SEAL, noun. Confirmation or an indication of confirmation.
SEAL, noun. Something designed to prevent liquids or gases from leaking through a joint.
SEAL, noun. A tight closure, secure against leakage.
SEAL, noun. A chakra.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To place a seal on (a document).
SEAL, verb. To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To fasten (something) so that it cannot be opened without visible damage.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To prevent people or vehicles from crossing (something).
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To close securely to prevent leakage.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To place in a sealed container.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) (chess) To place a notation of one's next move in a sealed envelope to be opened after an adjournment.
SEAL, verb. (transitive) To guarantee.
SEAL, verb. To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement or plaster, etc.
SEAL, verb. To close by means of a seal.
SEAL, verb. (Mormonism) To confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife.
SEAL, verb. (dialectal) To tie up animals (especially cattle) in their stalls.
SEAL, noun. Sea, Air, Land (used as a name of a military unit)
SEAL, noun. A member of the Navy SEALs.
SEAL DRIBBLE, noun. (neologism) (soccer) In soccer, a move where the player bounces the ball on their head while running at the opponent.
SEAL FINGER, noun. An infection of the fingers of sealers and others who handle pinnipeds, potentially causing cellulitis, debilitating joint inflammation, and edema of the bone marrow.
SEAL MANUAL, noun. The impression of a seal worn on the hand as a ring.
SEAL OF THE PROPHETS, proper noun. (Islam) Muhammad
SEAL OFF, verb. (transitive) to physically isolate an area or building for security reasons preventing human passage
SEAL POINT, noun. A dark brown area of fur on the ears, face, legs, and tail of a Siamese cat.
SEAL RING, noun. A finger ring with an engraved (often heraldic) seal, fit for sealing documents by pressing it in sealing wax or a similar substance
SEAL SCRIPT, noun. (usually) Alternative term for small seal script
SEAL SCRIPT, noun. (also) All forms of ancient Chinese calligraphy used for seals and chops, including the Zhou-era large seal script
SEAL SCRIPT, proper noun. Alternative form of seal script
SEAL THE DEAL, verb. (idiomatic) to come to an agreement, to finalise the deal.

Dictionary definition

SEAL, noun. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters.
SEAL, noun. A device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents.
SEAL, noun. The pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal; "a coat of seal".
SEAL, noun. A member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare; "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land".
SEAL, noun. A stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it); "the warrant bore the sheriff's seal".
SEAL, noun. An indication of approved or superior status.
SEAL, noun. A finishing coat applied to exclude moisture.
SEAL, noun. Fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure.
SEAL, noun. Any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions.
SEAL, verb. Make tight; secure against leakage; "seal the windows".
SEAL, verb. Close with or as if with a seal; "She sealed the letter with hot wax".
SEAL, verb. Decide irrevocably; "sealing dooms".
SEAL, verb. Affix a seal to; "seal the letter".
SEAL, verb. Cover with varnish.
SEAL, verb. Hunt seals.

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