Definition of sealant in English:

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sealant

Pronunciation: /ˈsiːlənt/

noun

[mass noun]
Material used for sealing something so as to make it airtight or watertight: blobs of silicone sealant [count noun]: use a flexible mastic sealant
More 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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