airtight


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air·tight

 (âr′tīt′)
adj.
1. Impermeable by air.
2. Having no weak points; sound: an airtight excuse.

airtight

(ˈɛəˌtaɪt)
adj
1. not permitting the passage of air either in or out
2. having no weak points; rigid or unassailable: this categorization is hardly airtight.

air•tight

(ˈɛərˌtaɪt)

adj.
1. preventing the entrance or escape of air or gas.
2. having no weak points or openings of which an opponent may take advantage: an airtight contract.
[1750–60]
air′tight`ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.airtight - having no weak pointsairtight - having no weak points; "an airtight defense"; "an airtight argument"
invulnerable - immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"
2.airtight - not allowing air or gas to pass in or outairtight - not allowing air or gas to pass in or out
tight - of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"

airtight

Translations
سَدُود لِلهَوَاءمُحْكَم السَّد، مَنِيع عَلَى الهَوَاء
vzduchotěsný
lufttæt
ilmatiivispitävävedenpitävähermeettinen
hermetičan
légmentes
loftòéttur
気密の
밀폐된
vzduchotesný
lufttäthermetisk
ที่ผนึกแน่นไม่ให้อากาศเข้า
hava geçirmezvakumlanmış
kín hơi

airtight

[ˈɛətaɪt] ADJ
1. (lit) [container, seal] → hermético
2. (= not open to question) [case, argument] → sin fisuras, irrefutable

airtight

[ˈɛərtaɪt] adj
[tin, jar, container] → hermétique
[case, alibi, argument] → en béton inv air time n (RADIO, TV)temps m d'antenneair-to-air [ˌɛərtəˈɛər] adj [missile, combat] → air-air invair traffic control ncontrôle m aérien, contrôle m du trafic aérienair traffic controller naiguilleur/euse m/f du ciel, contrôleur/euse m/f aérien

airtight

[ˈɛəˌtaɪt] adj (container) → a chiusura ermetica; (seal, cap) → ermetico/a

air

() noun
1. the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere. Mountain air is pure.
2. the space above the ground; the sky. Birds fly through the air.
3. appearance. The house had an air of neglect.
4. a tune. She played a simple air on the piano.
verb
1. to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc. to air linen.
2. to make known. He loved to air his opinions.
ˈairbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.
ˈairily adverb
in a light-hearted manner. She airily dismissed all objections.
ˈairiness noun
ˈairing noun
a short walk etc in the open air. She took the baby for an airing.
ˈairless adjective
1. (of weather) still and windless. It was a hot, airless night.
2. (of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.
ˈairy adjective
1. with plenty of (fresh) air. an airy room.
2. light-hearted and not serious. an airy disregard for authority.
ˈairborne adjective
in the air or flying. We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.
ˌair-conˈditioned adjective
having air-conditioning. an air-conditioned building.
ˌair-conˈditioner noun
an apparatus providing air-conditioning.
ˌair-conˈditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.
ˈaircraftplural ˈaircraft noun
any of several types of machine for flying in the air. Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.
ˈairfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.
air force
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft. the army, navy and air force.
ˈair-gun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure.
air hostess
a young woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.
air letter
a letter sent by airmail.
ˈairlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.
ˈairline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service. Which airline are you travelling by?
ˈairliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.
ˈair-lock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.
ˈairmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air. Send this parcel by airmail; (also adjective) an airmail letter.
ˈairman noun
a member of an air force.
ˈair pollution noun
Air pollution is caused by smoke, toxic gases etc.
ˈairplane noun
(American) an aeroplane.
ˈairport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.
ˈair-pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something.
ˈair-raid noun
an attack by aircraft.
ˈairship noun
an aircraft that is lighter than air and can be steered etc.
ˈairtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass. an airtight seal on a bottle.
ˈairway noun
a regular course followed by aircraft.
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.
put on airs / give oneself airs
to behave as if one is better or more important than others. She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.

airtight

سَدُود لِلهَوَاء vzduchotěsný lufttæt luftdicht αεροστεγής hermético ilmatiivis hermétique hermetičan ermetico 気密の 밀폐된 luchtdicht lufttett hermetyczny estanque, hermético воздухонепроницаемый lufttät ที่ผนึกแน่นไม่ให้อากาศเข้า vakumlanmış kín hơi 密封的

airtight

a. hermético-a.
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