Definition of Air-tight

1. Adjective. Having no weak points. "An airtight argument"

Exact synonyms: Airtight
Similar to: Invulnerable



2. Adjective. Not allowing air or gas to pass in or out.
Exact synonyms: Airtight, Gas-tight
Similar to: Tight

Definition of Air-tight

1. Adjective. (alternative form of airtight) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air-tight

air-guitars
air-intake
air-lock
air-mobile
air-proof
air-pump
air-pumps
air-raid shelter
air-raid shelters
air-raid warden
air-raid wardens
air-resistance
air-ride
air-shot
air-slake
air-tight (current term)
air-to-air
air-to-air missile
air-to-air missiles
air-to-ground
air-to-ground missile
air-to-surface
air-to-surface missile
air alert
air ambulance
air ambulances
air attache
air attack
air bag
air bags

Literary usage of Air-tight

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Large corks are never quite air-tight ; the whole of the outside should therefore be covered with a layer of sealing-wax one or two millimetres thick ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The within described process for packing cooked meats for transportation, by compressing the same into an air-tight package, so as to preserve the meat in ..."

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