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- adv. With a hermetic seal; so as to be airtight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an hermetical manner; chemically.
- adv. By fusion, so as to form an air-tight closure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- According to the Hermetic books; agreeably with Hermetic philosophy; esoterically; secretly.
- In a hermetic manner; chemically; specifically, by means of fusion: as, a vessel hermetically sealed or closed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an airtight manner
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I agree with this, and when smokers can start smoking in hermetically-sealed environs, we can discuss this as a libertarian issue.
But under who's government has the so called hermetically sealed professional political class moved away from the public?
As a result, the postmodern leftist lives in a kind of hermetically sealed ignorance that they call "education" or "sophistication."
But he goes back to use the word "hermetically" which, of course, makes him sound real smart) The point is when you try to hermetically seal them, that makes your potential supporters who agree with your ethics, nervous.
Economics, abstracted and hermetically sealed from other disciplines, has admitted of no such “interference”.
And everything in that bag is hermetically sealed into it's own waterproof ziploc baggie system.
I am concerned the commission will be a little too hermetically sealed with people from upper management and astronauts.
The hermetically sealed compartment had the equipment mounted in cruciform bays, with the chemical batteries protecting the radio and guidance equipment mounted at the centre.
Unless you were living in a hermetically sealed and heated bubble the past couple of weeks (or reside in Hawaii) you probably experienced some of the coldest temperatures in a long time.
Doctorow goes on to say: "I think that this is the great American comic science fiction novel, a book about the quest to exhume Buddy Holly's corpse from Lubbock, TX to prove that he can't possibly be broadcasting an all-powerful jamming signal from a hermetically sealed bubble on a distant, airless moon."