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Verb: seal  seel
  1. Make tight; secure against leakage
    "seal the windows";
    - seal off
     
  2. Close with or as if with a seal
    "She sealed the letter with hot wax"
     
  3. Decide irrevocably
    "sealing dooms"
     
  4. Affix a seal to
    "seal the letter"
     
  5. Cover with varnish
    - varnish
     
  6. Hunt seals
Noun: seal  seel
  1. Fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    - sealing wax
     
  2. A device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    - stamp
     
  3. The pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
    "a coat of seal";
    - sealskin
     
  4. A stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
    "the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"
     
  5. An indication of approved or superior status
    - cachet, seal of approval
     
  6. A finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
     
  7. Fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
     
  8. Any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
Noun: SEAL
  1. (military) a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare
    "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land";
    - Navy SEAL

Sounds like: sea, sea

Derived forms: SEALs, sealed, sealing, seals

Type of: accolade, affix, award, bluejacket, close, coat, coating, decide, determine, device, fastener, fastening, fill up, fixing, fur, holdfast, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], hunt, hunt down, impression, laurels, make up one's mind, navy man, pelt, pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal, run, sailor, sailor boy, shut, stamp, stick on, surface, track down

Antonym: unseal

Part of: Naval Special Warfare, NSW

Encyclopedia: Seal, Hooded

SEAL