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true seal

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Noun1.true seal - any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flipperstrue seal - any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers
seal - any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
family Phocidae, Phocidae - earless seals
common seal, harbor seal, Phoca vitulina - small spotted seal of coastal waters of the northern hemisphere
harp seal, Pagophilus groenlandicus - common Arctic seal; the young are all white
elephant seal, sea elephant - either of two large northern Atlantic earless seals having snouts like trunks
bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus, squareflipper square flipper - medium-sized greyish to yellow seal with bristles each side of muzzle; of the Arctic Ocean
bladdernose, Cystophora cristata, hooded seal - medium-sized blackish-grey seal with large inflatable sac on the head; of Arctic and northern Atlantic waters
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'The Selkie of Sanday', Theresa Breslin's own example of the typically Scottish selkie story, also has the different twist that at the end the family the seal-woman has left behind meet and embrace her in her true seal form.
Other features include a true seal and secure environment for critical processes.
It recently launched True Seal, a lid that seals to the glass and prevents leaks and spills.