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hermetically

[hur-met-ik-lee] /hɜrˈmɛt ɪk li/
adverb
1.
so as to be airtight:
hermetically sealed.
Origin of hermetically
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; hermetic + -ally
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adv.

c.1600; see hermetic.

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