follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

hermetically sealed

adjective

with an airtight seal; orig., sealed by chemists' methods

Examples

Bread is best kept hermetically sealed.

Word Origin

1692; fr. Hermes, first chemist

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for hermetically sealed

Word of the Day

Word Value for hermetically

22
24
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with hermetically sealed