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sealer1

[see-ler] /ˈsi lər/
noun
1.
an officer appointed to examine and test weights and measures, and to set a stamp upon such as are true to the standard.
2.
a substance applied to a porous surface as a basecoat for paint, varnish, etc.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English seler. See seal1, -er1

sealer2

[see-ler] /ˈsi lər/
noun
1.
a person or ship engaged in hunting seals.
Origin
1760-70; seal2 + -er1
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  • After sinking posts into concrete footings, both sets of boards were screwed to posts and finished with a sealer.
British Dictionary definitions for sealer

sealer1

/ˈsiːlə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that seals
2.
(formerly in Britain and currently in the US) an official who examines the accuracy of weights and measures
3.
a coating of paint, varnish, etc, applied to a surface to prevent the absorption of subsequent coats

sealer2

/ˈsiːlə/
noun
1.
a person or ship occupied in hunting seals
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