Definition of sealant in English:

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sealant

Pronunciation: /ˈsēlənt/

noun

Material used for sealing something so as to make it airtight or watertight.
Example sentences
  • The sealant made it airtight without pinching his nasal passage.
  • Water putty, epoxies, construction glue and silicone sealants can cause irreversible damage to objects, he warned.
  • I'll pull the assembly apart (hopefully I can just cut that sealant stuff off) and fill the hole with more sealant.

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Syllabification: seal·ant

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