Adjective(1) completely sealed; completely airtight
(1) Smith's narratives are pretty hermetic - they have an internal logic that makes a consistent kind of sense, but are difficult to translate into an actual description of what they are about.(2) The sense of heritage, of important but often barely visible poetic traditions, becomes almost theological in the depth of assumed knowledges, and hermetic in its collectivity.(3) They are always showing off; they are hermetic and secretive.(4) Every step, from die preparation to package seal, must be performed in a Class 100 clean-room environment until the device is safely sealed in a clean, hermetic package.(5) Summer's here, and the time is right even for hermetic glitch heads to get outside and lay back in the sun.(6) It has been observed often enough that references became increasingly obscure and hermetic in the nineteenth century, giving way to polymorphous primitivism and nonreferentiality.(7) The massive value of a single 300 mm wafer is accelerating the trend towards more hermetic production processes.(8) Every year thousands of people are losing their lives in attempts to break through this hermetic sealing-off of Europe.(9) Soon a strong smell penetrated the cabin - the rubber gaskets of the hermetic seal of the hatch were burning.(10) The three bands each made fans outside the genre's hermetic ghetto by embracing a world outside their laptops.(11) Stuff from the shop came without safety caps and hermetic seals because no one had yet tried to poison a perfect stranger?(12) More than anything, it is the hermetic mysteries of maths, remembered with discomfort from schooldays, that intimidate the public and make journalists wary as to how to mediate between scientists and a non-scientific audience.(13) For security reasons, the cabins have no windows and are inscrutably hermetic from the outside.(14) The samples are then analyzed at the IAEA and other laboratories in ├ö├ç├┐clean├ö├ç├û rooms, where air flow and hermetic seals maintain a contamination-free environment.(15) Or for those few wealthy or talented enough, it's a hermetic fraternity dissimulating itself to the outside world through art and culture.(16) The pack's hermetic seal prevents further contamination.
(1) hermetic :: Hermetiese
1. airtight ::
2. tight ::
4. zip-locked ::
5. vacuum-packed ::
6. watertight ::
7. waterproof ::
1. shallow ::
2. superficial ::
Different Formshermetic, hermetical
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