Dictionary.com

sealer

1
[ see-ler ]
/ ˈsi lər /
Save This Word!

noun
an officer appointed to examine and test weights and measures, and to set a stamp upon such as are true to the standard.
a substance applied to a porous surface as a basecoat for paint, varnish, etc.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of sealer

1
First recorded in 1350–1400, sealer is from the Middle English word seler.See seal1, -er1

Other definitions for sealer (2 of 2)

sealer2
[ see-ler ]
/ ˈsi lər /

noun
a person or ship engaged in hunting seals.

Origin of sealer

2
First recorded in 1760–70; seal2 + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use sealer in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sealer (1 of 2)

sealer1
/ (ˈsiːlə) /

noun
a person or thing that seals
(formerly in Britain and currently in the US) an official who examines the accuracy of weights and measures
a coating of paint, varnish, etc, applied to a surface to prevent the absorption of subsequent coats

British Dictionary definitions for sealer (2 of 2)

sealer2
/ (ˈsiːlə) /

noun
a person or ship occupied in hunting seals
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK