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Definition of the adjective air-tight

What does air-tight mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. having no weak points
  2. not allowing air or gas to pass in or out

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Google previewTechnical Dictionary (2013)

Four Languages by Eduard Webber

Air-tight (adj.) Air-pump (s.) Air-pump (s.) (Heated). Air-pump (s.) (Mercurial).

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

Claim, — First, in an atmospheric filter composed of the tunnel A, bottle or jar B, and air-pump C, the employment of a packing h for the purpose of producing an air-tight joint between the tunnel and Fig 108. Oruber's Filler bottle, the whole ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language (1907)

by Thomas Davidson

Air -cell, a cavity containing air; Air- cushion, an air-tight cushion, which can be in * Sated; Air -drain, an ample space at the foot of foundation walls, for the sake of dryness,— adj. Alr'- dravn, drawn in air: visionary : {Skak.) imaginary. — «.

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

An air-tight cushion, which can be inflated. |imaginary. AIR-DRAWN, ar'-drawn, adj. (Shak.) Drawn in air: AIR-ENGINE, fir'-en'jin, n. An engine put in motion by air expanded by heat. AIR-GUN, ar'-gun, n. A gun which discharges bullets by ...

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