seal something in something

seal something in something
ˈseal sth in sth derived
to put sth in an envelope, container, etc. and seal it

The body was sealed in a lead coffin.

Main entry:sealderived

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  • seal something's fate — seal (someone s/something s) fate to decide the future of someone or something. His father s illness sealed his fate, making it impossible for him to go to college. The election of Abraham Lincoln sealed the fate of slavery. Usage notes: usually… …   New idioms dictionary

  • seal something in — ˌseal sthˈin derived to prevent sth that is contained in sth else from escaping • Fold the pastry over at the ends to seal in the juices. Main entry: ↑sealderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • seal something off — ˌseal sthˈoff derived (of the police, army) to prevent people from entering a particular area • Troops sealed off the site following a bomb alert. • The road will remain sealed off until the police have completed their investigations. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • seal something off — isolate an area by preventing or monitoring access to and from it. → seal …   English new terms dictionary

  • seal something off — Syn: close off, shut off, cordon off, fence off, isolate …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Seal of the President of the United States — Details Armiger President of the Un …   Wikipedia

  • seal — I [[t]si͟ːl[/t]] CLOSING ♦♦♦ seals, sealing, sealed (Please look at category 11 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB When you seal an envelope, you close it by folding part of it over and sticking …   English dictionary

  • seal — seal1 [ sil ] verb transitive ** seal or seal up to close a container or space by covering it with something so that air or other substances cannot get in or out: seal something with something: Seal the box with tape. Small gaps can be sealed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seal */*/ — I UK [siːl] / US [sɪl] verb [transitive] Word forms seal : present tense I/you/we/they seal he/she/it seals present participle sealing past tense sealed past participle sealed seal or seal up to close a container or space by covering it with… …   English dictionary

  • seal off — verb 1. make tight; secure against leakage (Freq. 3) seal the windows • Syn: ↑seal • Derivationally related forms: ↑seal (for: ↑seal), ↑sealant …   Useful english dictionary

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