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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 密封; 嵌縫; 封閉

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sealed p. pr. & vb. n. Sealing.]
 1. To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed.
    And with my hand I seal my true heart's love.   --Shak.
 2. To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality; as, to seal weights and measures; to seal silverware.
 3. To fasten with a seal; to attach together with a wafer, wax, or other substance causing adhesion; as, to seal a letter.
 4. Hence, to shut close; to keep close; to make fast; to keep secure or secret.
    Seal up your lips, and give no words but =\“mum”.\=   --Shak.
 5. To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like.
 6. To close by means of a seal; as, to seal a drainpipe with water. See 2d Seal, 5.
 7. Among the Mormons, to confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife. [Utah, U.S.]
    If a man once married desires a second helpmate . . . she is sealed to him under the solemn sanction of the church.   --H. Stansbury.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of treating something to make it repel water [syn: waterproofing]