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sealer

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[ see-ler ]
/ ˈsi lər /
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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.

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Origin of sealer

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

Definition for sealer (2 of 2)

sealer2
[ see-ler ]
/ ˈsi lər /

noun

a person or ship engaged in hunting seals.

Origin of sealer

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First recorded in 1760–70; seal2 + -er1
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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
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