hermetically hermetically  /hər ˈmɛ tɪ kə li/


  • (adv) in an airtight manner


  1. All openings in the cap are hermetically sealed with adhesive tape.
  2. Both documentswhich were transported from the Library of Congress to the Archives in 1952 via armored carare displayed in hermetically sealed cases filled with inert argon gas.
  3. North Korea is no longer the region's pariah, a hermetically sealed place with whose leaders no others wanted to deal.


  1. High Temperature Accelerometers suit areas up to 900°F.

    Suited for vibration measurement in gas turbines, Series EX600B13 features one-piece construction with 10 ft hermetically sealed integral hard-line cable. By coupling sensor, cable, and charge amplifier in single assembly, gas turbine operators have complete measuring chain that eliminates contamination and common mode noise concerns. Models EX600B13 and EX600B14 feature frequency range of 282 ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. New gear: Coghlan's Dry Pouch

    Coghlan's Dry Pouch keeps your valuables safe on the water. Measuring 4 inches by 6 inches, it's great for camping, boating, kayaking and more. The pouch hermetically seals out water with secure dual locking tabs.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader


  1. "Unlike my opponent who keeps his tax returns hermetically sealed in a closet for reporters to go and check out every so often, I have made my returns public for the last five years," Giannoulias said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Alexi Giannoulias Source: Chicago Tribune (blog)

  2. "From both technical and medical viewpoints I am very surprised by this information and I question the validity of it," Warwick said in an e-mail. "Most (if not all) RFID implants are silicon encased and hermetically sealed -- there can...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Kevin Warwick Source: InformationWeek

  3. The Discera approach, by contrast, "forms the MEMS structure more conventionally, resulting in a device that needs to be packaged [hermetically sealed] separately after singulation of the die, and then integrated with the control circuitry in a...
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: John Boyd Source: EETimes.com

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