sealer

1 [see-ler]
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; Middle English seler. See seal1, -er1

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sealer

2 [see-ler]
noun
a person or ship engaged in hunting seals.

Origin:
1760–70; seal2 + -er1

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sealer1 (ˈsiːlə)
 
n
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)
 
n
a person or ship occupied in hunting seals

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After sinking posts into concrete footings, both sets of boards were screwed to posts and finished with a sealer.
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