any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
an indication of approved or superior status
a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare
the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
cover with varnish
close with or as if with a seal
make tight; secure against leakage
affix a seal to
Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families phocidae and otariidae.
An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or other soft substance, to be attached to a document, or otherwise used by way of authentication or security.
Wax, wafer, or other tenacious substance, set to an instrument, and impressed or stamped with a seal; as, to give a deed under hand and seal.
That which seals or fastens; esp., the wax or wafer placed on a letter or other closed paper, etc., to fasten it.
That which confirms, ratifies, or makes stable; that which authenticates; that which secures; assurance.
An arrangement for preventing the entrance or return of gas or air into a pipe, by which the open end of the pipe dips beneath the surface of water or other liquid, or a deep bend or sag in the pipe is filled with the liquid; a draintrap.
To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed.
To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality; as, to seal weights and measures; to seal silverware.
To fasten with a seal; to attach together with a wafer, wax, or other substance causing adhesion; as, to seal a letter.
Hence, to shut close; to keep close; to make fast; to keep secure or secret.
To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like.
To close by means of a seal; as, to seal a drainpipe with water. see 2d seal, 5.
Among the mormons, to confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife.