Definition of Hermetically

1. Adverb. In an airtight manner. "This bag is hermetically sealed"

Partainyms: Hermetic

Definition of Hermetically

1. adv. In an hermetical manner; chemically.

Definition of Hermetically

1. Adverb. With a hermetic seal; so as to be airtight. ¹

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Definition of Hermetically

1. [adv]

Medical Definition of Hermetically

1. 1. In an hermetical manner; chemically. 2. By fusion, so as to form an air-tight closure. A vessel or tube is hermetically sealed when it is closed completely against the passage of air or other fluid by fusing the extremity; sometimes less properly applied to any air-tight closure. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermetically

hermeneutic circle
hermetic seal
hermetic seals
hermetically (current term)
hermetically sealed
hermit crab
hermit crabs
hermit thrush

Literary usage of Hermetically

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The second claim expressly states that it covers cooked meat put up in solid form, etc., "in hermetically sealed packages, as set forth. ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Thus we say, " My lips are hermetically sealed," meaning so as not to utter a word of ... The French say close-fitting doors and windows "shut hermetically. ..."

3. Essays on the Floating-matter of the Air in Relation to Putrefaction and by John Tyndall (1882)
"Experiments with hermetically-sealed Vessels. Experiments with hermetically-sealed tubes were begun by me on the 5th of October, 1875. ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1857)
"The case must be in lead and hermetically sealed. An interesting fact connected with the process is, that it is not only useful in preserving dead bodies in ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1864)
"Boyle's method was the following:—A long tube, one end o'f which was open and the other hermetically sealed, was divided into inches and eighths ; it was ..."

6. Gunshot Injuries, Their History, Characteristic Features, Complications, and by Thomas Longmore (1895)
"hermetically SEALING and complete removal of stale dressings, soiled linen, ... Treatment of gunshot wounds by hermetically sealing their orifices. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Universal Reference Library Comprising the Scientific American, inc by Scientific American, inc (1903)
"1841), devolved a plan for hermetically sealing foods for use at sea and his process was purchased by the French government, who gave it to manufacturing ..."

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