meaning of air-tight

air-tight meaning in General Dictionary

having no flaws

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  • not allowing atmosphere or gas to pass through in or out
  • therefore tight on be impermeable to environment; because, an air-tight cylinder.
  • A stove the draft of which may be almost totally closed off.

air-tight meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Therefore tight on be impermeable to atmosphere; since, an air-tight cylinder.

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  • (n.) A stove the draft of which can be nearly completely shut down.

Sentence Examples with the word air-tight

This can be shown by suspending an electric bell in the receiver of an air-pump, the wires conveying the current passing through an air-tight cork closing the hole at the top of the receiver.

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