self-sealing


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self-seal·ing

(sĕlf′sē′lĭng)
adj.
1. Capable of sealing itself, as after being pierced: a self-sealing tire.
2. Sealable without the application of moisture: a self-sealing envelope.

self-sealing

adj
(esp of an envelope) designed to become sealed with the application of pressure only

self`-seal′ing



adj.
capable of sealing itself automatically or without the application of adhesive, glue, or moisture.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-sealing - capable of sealing itself as after being pierced; "self-sealing tires"
punctureless - being without punctures or incapable of being punctured
2.self-sealing - seals without the application of moisture; "self-sealing envelopes"
adhesive - tending to adhere
Translations

self-sealing

[ˌselfˈsiːlɪŋ] ADJ [envelope] → autoadhesivo, autopegado

self-sealing

[ˌsɛlfˈsiːlɪŋ] adjautosigillante
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