gastight

[ gas-tahyt ]
/ ˈgæsˌtaɪt /

adjective

not penetrable by a gas.
not admitting a given gas under a given pressure.

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Origin of gastight

First recorded in 1825–35; gas + tight

OTHER WORDS FROM gastight

gastightness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gastight

gastight
/ (ˈɡæsˌtaɪt) /

adjective

not allowing gas to enter or escape
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