air-tight air-tight


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



  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.


  • 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


  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:

  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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