seal


seal
01. Police have completely [sealed] off the building where two terrorists are believed to have been discovered planting a bomb.
02. Have you already [sealed] the envelope? I forgot to put something in it.
03. Veronica [sealed] the envelope, and put a stamp on it.
04. We [sealed] the jars of cherries, and put them on a shelf in the basement.
05. This smoked salmon comes in vacuum-[sealed] packaging to preserve freshness.
06. The [seal] on our fridge is wearing out, so we'll have to get it replaced.
07. All the degrees have the [seal] of the university on them.
08. Firemen have [sealed] off the building because of a gas leak.
09. The two men [sealed] the deal with a handshake.
10. In the old song, the lyric goes, "I'll send you all my love in a letter, [sealed] with a kiss."
11. During the bubonic plague of London, the city was [sealed] off to avoid contamination.
12. Most of us learned in school that the Magna Carta was signed in 1215 by King John, but it was not; the monarch could not write his name, and granted the Magna Carta by placing his [seal] on it.
13. To [seal] a marriage contract in Togo, the groom's family pays the bride's family a certain amount of money.
14. Place your marked ballot in the envelope, and [seal] it.
15. In April of 1994, Israel [sealed] off the occupied West bank and Gaza Strip, banning Palestinians from entering Israel, in response to two terrorist attacks.
16. In November of 1940, German troops began walling off the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw, [sealing] in its 400,000 inhabitants.
17. Herman Boerhaave once stated that the great [seal] of truth is simplicity.

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  • seal — 1 n [Old French seel, from Latin sigillum, from diminutive of signum mark, sign]: a device (as an emblem, symbol, or word) used to identify or replace a signature and to authenticate (as at common law) written matter see also contract under seal… …   Law dictionary

  • Seal — may refer to:Legal* Seal (contract law), a legal formality for contracts and other instruments * Seal (device), an official stamp or symbol used as a means of authentication * Seal (Chinese), a stamp used in East Asia as a form of a signature *… …   Wikipedia

  • seal — seal1 [sēl] n. [ME seel < OFr < L sigillum, a seal, mark, dim. of signum: see SIGN] 1. a design, initial, or other device placed on a letter, document, etc., as a mark of genuineness or authenticity: letters were, esp. formerly, closed with …   English World dictionary

  • Seal — auf der Berlinale 2008 Seal (* 19. Februar 1963 in London, als Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel) ist ein britischer Sänger nigerianischer und brasilianischer Abstammung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Seal — (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seal — Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See {Sign}, n., and cf. {Sigil}.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seal — • The use of a seal by men of wealth and position was common before the Christian era. It was natural then that high functionaries of the Church should adopt the habit as soon as they became socially and politically important Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Seal — Seal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sealing}.] [OE. selen; cf. OF. seeler, seieler, F. sceller, LL. sigillare. See {Seal} a stamp.] 1. To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SEAL — oder SEAL ist die Bezeichnung für: einen englischen Sänger, siehe Seal eine grafische Benutzeroberfläche für DOS. Siehe SEAL (Computer) eine Sound Bibliothek für verschiedene Plattformen (Synthetic Audio Library) ein britisches U Boot, das von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • seal — Ⅰ. seal [1] ► NOUN 1) a device or substance used to join two things together or make something impervious. 2) a piece of wax or lead with an individual design stamped into it, attached to a document as a guarantee of authenticity. 3) a… …   English terms dictionary