hermetic hermetic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) completely sealed; completely airtight

Usage(s):

  1. A hermetic shroud of secrecy surrounded their plans till a bomb went off accidentally in the warehouse.
  2. The emperor's hermetic existence lead to his downfall. He had lost touch with his subjects and the outside world.
  3. Openness and not hermetic closed door meeting is the hallmark of democracy.

News

  • Stainless Steel Floor Scale targets food and chemical industry.

    Suited for environments that require strict sanitation, Stainless Steel ProDec comes in standard sizes from 36 x 36 in. to 84 x 60 in. and capacities from 2,000–10,000 lb. NTEP-approved scale uses hermetically sealed, stainless steel Avery Weigh-Tronix Weigh Bars for demanding weighing applications. Featuring adjustable leveling feet, free-standing platform scale can be height adjusted as ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. When asked if he knew what the music would sound like, Albarn replied: "No, not really. This will be the first time I've stopped writing for six months; I've just been reading about Hermetic magic and catalysts and philosophy, which is what all of...
    on Apr 27, 2010 By: Damon Albarn Source: Gigwise

  2. "The situation on the ground indicates that the (Israeli) siege and closure continue to be hermetic," Erekat said shortly after the Jerusalem meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, during...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Saeb Erekat Source: Ynetnews

  3. "The crew will isolate the American Destiny module for a period of time on Wednesday from other sections of the craft to make sure that it is hermetic," Pavel Vinogradov, the cosmonaut chief at the Energia corporation, told the ITAR-TASS news...
    on Jan 12, 2004 By: Pavel Vinogradov Source: Sify

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