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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hermetically  \Her*met"ic*al*ly\,  adv 
  1.  In  an  hermetical  manner;  chemically.  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  By  fusion,  so  as  to  form  an  air-tight  closure. 
 
  Note:  A  vessel  or  tube  is  hermetically  sealed  when  it  is 
  closed  completely  against  the  passage  of  air  or  other 
  fluid  by  fusing  the  extremity;  --  sometimes  less 
  properly  applied  to  any  air-tight  closure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hermetically 
  adv  :  in  an  airtight  manner;  "this  bag  is  hermetically  sealed" 




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