airtight airtight  /ˈɛr ˌtaɪt/


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



  1. Fooling around with airtight chambers, he found that a rocket could indeed fly in a vacuum, thanks to Newton's laws of action and reaction.
  2. In an airtight container, green coffee beans stay fresh for more than a year.
  3. But much of what we have learned about China over the past 50 years has come from sources that couldn't be corroborated in an official, airtight manner.


  1. Heat, Spurs Headed To Game 7 After Stunning Game 6

    We'll let LeBron James do the talking. He said about the sixth game of the NBA finals between the Heat and Spurs: "It's by far the best game I've ever been a part of." And it certainly was a stunner: The Heat's Ray Allen hit a three-pointer with just 5.2 seconds on the clock to tie the game, denying the Spurs their fifth NBA title. The game went into overtime and remained airtight, but ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

  2. E3 2013: Murdered: Soul Suspect Gameplay Preview

    Chances are high you've not yet heard about Airtight Games' Murdered: Soul Suspect. The marketing and buzz surrounding the title has been surprisingly sparse, given its interesting twist on the classic whodunit tale. I got to see a lengthy gameplay demo at the Square Enix booth during E3 and it's hard to deny the clever intrigue at play.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "The evidence is going to show that this thing was virtually airtight," said McMaster, who is prosecuting a case for the first time since he was elected in 2002.
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Henry McMaster Source: Washington Post

  2. But Democratic Senator Evan Bayh said that "there will be no additional funding for this programme without airtight assurances that it will be better managed".
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Evan Bayh Source: BBC News

  3. "Things that seemed to them five years ago to have airtight legal and political support are now under investigation," Goldsmith said, likening the current cycle to committee hearings into CIA abuses in the 1970s and the prosecution of CIA...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Jack Goldsmith Source: International Herald Tribune

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