air-tight air-tight

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having no weak points
  2. (adj) not allowing air or gas to pass in or out

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Gasification mixes waste with small amounts of oxygen, then heats it at a high temperature around 1,830 degrees Fahrenheit in an air-tight chamber.
  2. You take your bottle, insert it in the bottle-shaped bubble wrap bag and seal it up air-tight.

News

  • Bruins are growing, while Blackhawks are shrinking

    The Penguins know this migraine. So do the Rangers. The Bruins moved one giant step closer to a Stanley Cup championship Monday night on Causeway Street, once more blending their painful, punishing cocktail of stifling defense and air-tight Tuukka Rask goaltending (28 saves) for a 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "We saw what we looked like when we had all our defense intact and now it's back," Maddon said. "That's one part I really want to see us get back is the air-tight defense. That's when we were able to really reach some heights with wins in...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Joe Maddon Source: DevilRays.com

  2. "Such a final deal must be air-tight to ensure we have not given away the farm with little in return beyond more broken promises from Pyongyang," noted Mr. Hyde.
    on Oct 6, 2005 By: Henry Hyde Source: Voice of America

  3. "A commissioner must ask the tough questions of utilities to ensure that they are managing their assets wisely and are providing air-tight justifications for any rate increase they propose," Stump said.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Bob Stump Source: Tucson Citizen

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