seal

  • 1 seal — 1 n [Old French seel, from Latin sigillum, from diminutive of signum mark, sign]: a device (as an emblem, symbol, or word) used to identify or replace a signature and to authenticate (as at common law) written matter see also contract under seal… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 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 *… …

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  • 3 seal — seal1 [sēl] n. [ME seel < OFr < L sigillum, a seal, mark, dim. of signum: see SIGN] 1. a design, initial, or other device placed on a letter, document, etc., as a mark of genuineness or authenticity: letters were, esp. formerly, closed with …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Seal — auf der Berlinale 2008 Seal (* 19. Februar 1963 in London, als Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel) ist ein britischer Sänger nigerianischer und brasilianischer Abstammung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 Seal — (s[=e]l), n. [OE. sele, AS. seolh; akin to OHG. selah, Dan. s[ae]l, Sw. sj[ a]l, Icel. selr.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families {Phocid[ae]} and {Otariid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: Seals inhabit seacoasts, and are found… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Seal — Seal, n. [OE. seel, OF. seel, F. sceau, fr. L. sigillum a little figure or image, a seal, dim. of signum a mark, sign, figure, or image. See {Sign}, n., and cf. {Sigil}.] 1. An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Seal — • The use of a seal by men of wealth and position was common before the Christian era. It was natural then that high functionaries of the Church should adopt the habit as soon as they became socially and politically important Catholic… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 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

  • 9 SEAL — oder SEAL ist die Bezeichnung für: einen englischen Sänger, siehe Seal eine grafische Benutzeroberfläche für DOS. Siehe SEAL (Computer) eine Sound Bibliothek für verschiedene Plattformen (Synthetic Audio Library) ein britisches U Boot, das von… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10 Seal — 〈[ si:l] m. 6; kurz für〉 Sealskin (1) [engl., „Robbe“; → Seehund] * * * Seal [zi:l , auch: si:l], der od. das; s, s [engl. seal = Robbe]: 1. a) Fell bestimmter Robbenarten; b) aus Seal (1 …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 seal — Ⅰ. seal [1] ► NOUN 1) a device or substance used to join two things together or make something impervious. 2) a piece of wax or lead with an individual design stamped into it, attached to a document as a guarantee of authenticity. 3) a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Seal 2 — Seal (1994) Seal, parfois appelé Seal II est le deuxième album de Seal sorti en 1994. Titres Bring It On Prayer For The Dying Dreaming In Metaphors Don t Cry Fast Changes Kiss From A Rose People Asking Why Newborn Friend If I Could I m Alive… …

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  • 13 Seal — Seal, v. i. To affix one s seal, or a seal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I will seal unto this bond. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 seal — the animal [OE] and seal ‘impressed mark, closure’ [13] are of course different words. The former goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *selkhaz, a word of unknown origin which also produced Swedish säl and Danish sæl. The latter was borrowed from… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 15 seal up — ˌseal ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they seal up he/she/it seals up present participle sealing up past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Seal — [zi:l, engl. si:l] der od. das; s, s <aus engl. seal »Robbe«>: 1. Fell bestimmter Robbenarten. 2. Pelz aus Seal (1) …

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  • 17 seal — [n] authentication; stamp allowance, assurance, attestation, authorization, cachet, confirmation, imprimatur, insignia, notification, permission, permit, ratification, signet, sticker, tape, tie; concepts 284,685 Ant. disapproval, refusal seal… …

    New thesaurus

  • 18 seal — the animal [OE] and seal ‘impressed mark, closure’ [13] are of course different words. The former goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *selkhaz, a word of unknown origin which also produced Swedish säl and Danish sæl. The latter was borrowed from… …

    Word origins

  • 19 seal|er — seal|er1 «SEE luhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that seals. 2. a local or municipal official, appointed to examine and test weights and measures, scales, and other measuring devices for accuracy. seal|er2 «SEE luhr», noun. 1. a person who hunts… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Seal — (engl., spr. ßil, »Seehund, Robbe«), s. Sealskin …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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