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Definition of the adjective air-tight
What does air-tight mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having no weak points
- not allowing air or gas to pass in or out
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)
air-tight. piston. E,. put. a. small. flaccid. bladder,. having. its mouth tied tight with a string. Having pushed the piston near to the bottom, and noticed the state of the bladder, stop up the hole in the bottom of the jar with the finger, and draw up the ...
Technical Dictionary (2013)
Four Languages by Eduard Webber
Air-tight (adj.) Air-pump (s.) Air-pump (s.) (Heated). Air-pump (s.) (Mercurial).
The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia, Comprehending Practical Illustrations of the Machinery and Processes Employed in Every Description of Manufacture of the British Empire ... (1836)
by Luke Hebert
but is perforated, and covered by a valve opening upwards, as in the common lifting- pump ; the piston-rod q likewise moves m an air-tight manner through a stuffing-box, or collar of leather, on the top of the working-barrel, which, in this case ...
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