true seal
noun Date: 1923 hair seal

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  • true seal — noun any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers • Syn: ↑earless seal, ↑hair seal • Hypernyms: ↑seal • Hyponyms: ↑harbor seal, ↑common seal …   Useful english dictionary

  • true seal — noun Any of the seals in the taxonomic family Phocidae; earless seal. Syn: earless seal …   Wiktionary

  • true seal. — See earless seal. * * * …   Universalium

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  • seal — seal1 sealable, adj. /seel/, n. 1. an embossed emblem, figure, symbol, word, letter, etc., used as attestation or evidence of authenticity. 2. a stamp, medallion, ring, etc., engraved with such a device, for impressing paper, wax, lead, or the… …   Universalium

  • seal — 1. noun /siːl/ a) A pinniped, particularly an earless seal (true seal) or eared seal. The seals in the harbor looked better than they smelled. b) A stamp used to impress a design on a soft substance such as wax. The front of the podium bore the… …   Wiktionary

  • True Life Adventures — ou True Life Adventures est une série de documentaires sur la nature, courts et longs métrages, produit par les studios Disney entre 1948 et 1960. Elle a obtenu plusieurs oscars dont cinq dans la catégorie Oscar du meilleur court métrage d action …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seal — may refer to:Legal* Seal (contract law), a legal formality for contracts and other instruments * Seal (device), an official stamp or symbol used as a means of authentication * Seal (Chinese), a stamp used in East Asia as a form of a signature *… …   Wikipedia

  • Seal — Seal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sealing}.] [OE. selen; cf. OF. seeler, seieler, F. sceller, LL. sigillare. See {Seal} a stamp.] 1. To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seal Island — can refer to:*Machias Seal Island located in the Gulf of Maine *Seal Island, South Africa located just off the coast of South Africa and known primarily for attacks by Great White Sharks on the Cape Fur Seal *Seal Island, Nova Scotia located just …   Wikipedia

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